07.09.13. Birdlog

07.09.13. Birdlog

Whitethroat, Austin Morley (2)

No 6 tank on the tide featured 20 Ringed and 3 Little Ringed Plover, 50 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Little Stint, 12 Curlew Sandpiper, 50 Dunlin and a single Redshank.

The juvenile Marsh Harrier was out and about and the elusive Garganey gave it’s self up again to the Chambers boys.

The Cetti’s Warbler was in full voice at the south-east corner of No 4 tank. 5 Chiffchaff and 2 Whitethroat in the roving tit flock there. A further¬†Whitethroat on Brook Furlong Lane while 2 Wheatear were on No 2 tank by Marsh Farm.

Observers: Alyn Chambers, Gavin Chambers, Frank Duff, Mark Payne, Paul Crawley and Guy Groves.
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The cutting swathes on 4 tank are made for access vehicles which will drill test bore holes for the Wind Farm.
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Image: Austin Morley.