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Not much change 8th Aug

Posted on August 12, 2013 at 2:40 PM

Despite good conditions for bringing in new migrants, not much has changed from yesterdays log, still at least 1 Reed and 2+ Sedge Warblers in the reedbed, the Little Owl was showing first thing, a few Swallows moved south but nowhere near the numbers of yesterday.

Great Crested Grebe in heavy moult Seaforth NR 8th Aug 2013

Juv and ads Black-tailed Godwits Seaforth NR 8th Aug 2013

Two Juv Med gulls and an adw were amongst reduced numbers of gulls in, but still good numbers of waders, with 4 juv Black-tailed Godwits amongst 53 ads, 287 Bar-tailed Godwits, 3 Common Sands, 2 Ringed Plover, 950 Dunlin and 1800 Knot.

One of this years Juv Common Terns  Seaforth NR 8th Aug 2013

Common Tern Seaforth NR 8th Aug 2013


1sts Common Tern Seaforth NR 8th Aug 2013

Juv Med Gull Seaforth NR 8th Aug 2013

Categories: Seaforth Birding

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