Saturday, 8 October 2011

A Semi in Essex

A days birding in Kent then Essex with Brendan G and Paul F.

A seawatch at Shellness produced; Arctic Skua, Turnstone, Dunlin, Ringed Plover, Grey Plover, Brent Goose, Common Scoter, Oystercatcher, Marsh Harrier.

Harty Ferry raptor watchpoint; Marsh Harrier, Kestrel, Green Sandpiper, Golden Plover.

Coalhouse Fort (essex); 30 mins after arriving at Coalhouse Fort. Brendan, Paul and myself had a Semi
palmated Sandpiper, also Little Stint, Grey Plover, Ringed Plover, Dunlin, Great Black Backed Gull, Yellow Legged Gull, Arctic Skua, Grey Wagtail, Swallow, House Martin, Sparrowhawk.

Vange Marshes; Redshank, Green Sandpiper, Avocet, Snipe, Ruff, Curlew, Stonechat, Teal, Wigeon, Kingfisher.
Paul Frost's pics below. Yellow-legged Gulls, Great black-backed Gull, Curlew and Snipe.

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