Monday, 11 September 2017

Seasalter and Oare

4th September

A grey and mizzly morning so no photography but birds seen were, 11  egrets, 250 plus starlings, 181 ringed plovers on the roost, 1 marsh harrier, 1 green woodpecker, just one turnstone noted, c.20 swallows, 14 redshanks plus the usual commoner birds.

5th

Another visit to Oare primarily to get photos, inc. 9 curlew sands, c.200 golden plovers, avocets, ruff
and a new Oare tick for me, sanderling on the side of the channel viewed from the lay by.

 Curlew Sandpiper and Dunlin

 Golden Plover

 Curlew Sandpiper and Ruff

 Curlew Sandpiper and Ruff

Curlew Sandpiper and Ruff

 Avocets

   Sanderling