• Pale-bellied Brent Goose

    Pale-bellied Brent Goose © R Taylor

  • Lapland Bunting

    Lapland Bunting © R Campey

  • Hoopoe

    Hoopoe © D Jones

  • Sora
  • Common Rosefinch

    Common Rosefinch © D Jones

  • Red-rumped Swallow

    Red-rumped Swallow © D Fox

  • Baltimore Oriole

    Baltimore Oriole © T Wright

  • Great Northern Diver

    Great Northern Diver © S Cossey

2024 03 29 WhiteWagtail BrickField Thomas WestonWhite Wagtail along the Main Track/Brick Field. ©Thomas Weston

A walk to Jenny’s Cove in the morning from the Tavern resulted in a very smart looking adult male White Wagtail (scarce here) feeding on the muddy main track before showing well in Brick Field; a small flock of ducks including 4 Mallards and 5 Eurasian Teal at Pondsbury; 11 Skylark and 8 Meadow Pipits noted on the main track between ¼ Wall and ½ Wall; roughly 120+ Puffins, 34 Kittiwakes and 17 Fulmar off Jenny’s Cove; 3 Wrens and 8 Wheatears (2 colour ringed birds paired together and ringed together last year) between Jenny’s Cove and ¼ Wall; a female Merlin hunting passerines near The Earthquake; a female Peregrine distantly flying around Tibbets; 129 Herring Gulls, 30 Lesser Black-Backed Gulls and 3 Great Black-Backed Gulls on the flooded fields around the Watertanks; and 7 Pied Wagtails on the Airfield/Highstreet Field demonstrating a small but noticeable arrival of this species.  

The afternoon was a lot more relaxed and the team were not out birding.