On route were -
Bee Fly 3 - No idea what their real names are but these are the first Ive seen in Northumberland.
Bee Fly on Lungwort.
Our first butterflies of the year -
Left , Peacock and Right, Small Tortoiseshell
2 Grey Seals were easily seen on the mill pond flat sea.
Blackcap 3 singing
Brown Hare 1
But no Willow Warblers or hirundines...
Today, I met up with JWR to do an atlas count at Seaton Point, Boulmer. 3+ Sand martins were at the breeding colony, several Bar tailed Godwits and 2 Grey Plovers were on the beach.
From here we called at Alnmouth where this was the bird of the day -
A bright male Yellow Wagtail with a few Meadow Pipits.