April 2016

Wheatear - Paul M

Wheatear – Paul M

Saturday 30th April – from Paul5 black tern, 2 red-breasted merganser, marsh harrier, sedge warbler, reed warbler, swift, willow warbler, blackcap

Blackbird - Paul M

Blackbird – Paul M

Friday 29th Aprilfrom Simon – 1 kittiwake, 3 whimbrel, 1 gadwall, 13 sand martin, 1 house martin, 3 swallow, 4 yellow wagtail

Saturday 23rd April – from Paul – grasshopper warbler in scrub near pond car park

Friday 22nd April – from Simon – 1 lesser whitethroat, 1 white wagtail, 3 yellow wagtail, 1 wheatear, 13 sand martin, 1 house martin, 2 tufted duck, 2 whimbrel, 251 knot, 52 bar-tailed godwit, 2 gadwall

Tufted Duck - Paul M

Tufted Duck – Paul M

Sunday 17th April – Chiffchaff, swallows, house martin, sand martin, 2 wheatear, yellowhammer. A few small tortoiseshell and peacock butterfly.

Saturday 16th April – 2 whimbrel, chiffchaff, gadwall, swallows, 100+ linnet.

Friday 15th April – Wheatear, singing yellowhammer, marsh harrier.

Monday 11th April – Singing willow warbler, blackcap, swallow.

Sunday 10th April – 2 wheatear, 3 buzzard, avocet, blackcap in church, singing chiffchaff, 3 swallow, tortoiseshell, peacock butterflies

Reed bunting - Peter M

Reed bunting – Peter M

Saturday 9th April – from Simon8 common tern east, 4 avocet, 150 pink-footed goose

Friday 8th April – from Simon – 2 bean goose west, 1 yellow wagtail, 1 blackcap church, 4 chiffchaff, 2 wheatear, 80 pink footed goose, 7 knot, 10 snipe

Sunday 3rd April – from Paul – singing chiffchaff, 6 avocet, drake shoveller, 3 sand martin, single swallow (our earliest ever at Paul by 1 day). update from Simon – 2 sandwich tern, 1 common tern, 2 red-breasted merganser east, 3 velvet scoter, 4 common scoter west, 1 brambling, 8 redpoll near fort Paull.

Saturday 2nd April – from Paul – wheatear, marsh harrier, 2 little egret, porpoise.

Friday 1st April – from Paul – 2 chiffchaff in woods update from Simon – 2 wheatear, 1 sand martin, 1 twite east at lighthouse, 3 chiffchaff, 1 yellowhammer, 2 marsh harrier

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