Thursday, 8 September 2011

September 8th 2011

The Manx Shearwater stayed overnight but was not very active preferring to stay off farborough bank at various distances for most of this mornings visit.
Most of yesterday’s waders were still present along farborough bank or on the spit with Ruff, 7 Ringed Plover, 18 Dunlin, 3 Greenshank, juvenile Knot, juvenile Turnstone, juvenile Little Stint, juvenile Curlew Sandpiper and 3 Common Sandpiper. Other sightings included 26 Graylag, Reed Bunting, 20 Swift, 3 Wheatear, 6 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Raven, 2 Buzzard, 3 Little Gull, Common Tern and 3 Black Tern
After brunch with Bob and April at the Long Itch diner Mark and I had a look at Napton on the Hill and managed 5 Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Nuthatch, Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Hobby and 6 Raven.


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