Noteworthy birds at “the Bill”; Whimbrel, Guillemot, Razorbill, Gannet, Fulmar, Shag, Rock Pipit, Meadow Pipit, Wheatear (in excess of 100 birds in the area), Skylark, Swift, Swallow, House Martin, Whinchat, Yellow Wagtail, Whitethroat, Lesser Whitethroat, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Spotted Flycatcher, Buzzard, Kestrel, Peregrine, Hobby, Sparrowhawk, Little Owl.
A brief but productive stop at Southwell; Dunlin, Sanderling, Ringed Plover, Bar-tailed Godwit, Little Tern (7).
On the way home we stopped off at Acre’s Down in the New Forest, quieter than usual but we did note the following; Firecrest, Goldcrest, Treecreeper, Coal Tit, Nuthatch (pair attending nesthole), Sparrowhawk, Cuckoo (calling), Stonechat, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Tree Pipit, Redstart, Bullfinch (calling), Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (drumming), Great Spotted Woodpecker.
Paul’s pics below; Linnet, Fulmar, Peregrine, Wheatear, White Stork, 5 White Storks, Hobby, Little Owl, Ringed Plover, Sanderling/Dunlin, Spotted Flycatcher, Stonechat, Meadow Pipit. As always click on pics to enlarge.