26.08.12. Birdlog

26.08.12. Birdlog

2 Ruddy Shelduck, 3 Turnstone,  200 mixed Dunlin and Ringed Plover, 2 Green Sandpiper, 62 Redshank, 1 Greenshank on No 6 tank. 10 Wheatears, 2 Swift on No 5 tank. Water Rail chick at the usual location .

Observers: Paul Crawley and Frank Duff.

Turnstone on No 6 tank. Image by WSM.

Evening Watch: 2 Ruddy Shelduck, 130 Ringed and a single juvenile Little Ringed Plover, 1 Turnstone, 95 Dunlin, Greenshank and 27 Redshank. 10 Shoveler and 150 Teal. A juvenile Marsh Harrier perched on the ground hiding behind the Michaelmas Daisy clumps. 140 Cormorants on No 6 tank. All reports from No 6 tank. 200 Curlew on No 5 tank.

Observer: Arthur Harrison, WSM.