29.07.12. Birdlog

29.07.12. Birdlog. (All sightings from No 6 tank unless otherwise stated)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper in with Black-tailed Godwits briefly before flying off. Appears to be very mobile but obviously still in the area.

Two Ruddy Shelduck including a white-headed bird present from mid morning (MSG). A  juvenile Spoonbill (SB et al) flew in settled for 30 minutes and flew out towards Weaver Bend area.

300 and increasing Dunlin, 1,000 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 juvenile Yellow Wagtail, 3 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper and male Marsh Harrier.

Observers: Paul Crawley and Frank Duff, Steve & Gill Barber, Martin S Garner, WSM et al.

Ruddy Shelduck and oddly patterned buddy.

Dunlin roost and Spoonbill alighting. All images by WSM.