Sunday, May 06, 2007

Above - Whimbrels, 2 of the three birds. The Whimbrel is the little one next to the Curlew...

Today started off dull and overcast and quite cool with a light SW2.

Only a short early visit to Boulmer before meeting up with JWR to head off inland. At the north end, 3 Whimbrel were with 18 Curlew in the field next to the farm, 1 Fieldfare was at the golf course scrub, 2 Willow Warblers, 2 pairs of Stonechats had newly fledged broods, 2+ Sedge Warblers, 1 Whitethroat, 1 House Martin, a flock of 25+ Terns made up in order of abundance, Arctic, Common and Sandwich was fishing just out from the haven and a Cuckoo was cuckoo-ing near the plantation.

113. Cuckoo.

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