01.09.12. Birdlog

01.09.12. Birdlog

4 Ruddy Shelduck (am period) along with a Black Swan. The first (7) Pintail of the Autumn, 650 Teal, 10 Shoveler and an eclipse drake Garganey were seeking refuge from the shooters on the river. 100 Ringed Plover, 150 Dunlin, 1 Turnstone, juvenile Sanderling and 100 Lapwings on No 6 tank. A (juvenile female) Peregrine, (juvenile) Sparrowhawk and 5 Buzzard were also noted on the marsh.

Observer: Paul Crawley, Alyn Chambers, Frank Duff, Peter Twist, WSM.

Peregrine over No 6 tank. Image by WSM.