25th April 2019

Pied Flycatcher, Top Scrub (Will Scott)

An arrival of migrants during thunderstorms this afternoon included a Redstart, four Wheatears, a Black Redstart, a Blackcap and two Chiffchaffs on Carr Naze,  and a Pied Flycatcher, a Firecrest, 15 Willow Warblers and a Garden Warbler in the Top Scrub area. The Short Hedge area hosted a Whinchat, a Wheatear, 18 Yellowhammers, two Yellow Wagtails and four Whimbrels, while the Dams held a Little Ringed Plover, a Snipe, a Greenshank, a Green Sandpiper, a Common Sandpiper, two Redshanks, over 60 Sand Martins and 35 Swallows. 

Kestrel, Carr Naze (Mark Pearson)