Sunday, 28 July 2013

Waders Waders & more Waders

Plenty waders on show today at sites in Northumberland and Gateshead, a rare one too :0
Spotted Sandpiper was pick of the bunch at Foxton Bends
Common Sandpiper x 3 here aswell

East Chev held:-
Curlew Sandpiper
Wood Sandpiper x 4
Knot x 4
Dunlin x 10+
Ruff x 4
Whimbrel x 1
Common Redshank x 2
Greenshank x 2
Otters x 2

Cresswell held:-
Oystercatcher x 1
Avocet x 1
Knot x 2
Dunlin x 6
Black-Tailed Godwit x 1

Shibdon Pond held :-
Green Sandpiper x 1
Med gull x  1

Lamesley wm held:-
Green Sandpiper x 2
Bar-Headed Goose

Others birds of interest were:-
Roseate Tern Coquet Island viewed from amble links when tide was well out, i managed to pick a bird up close to shore which carried a fish back to one of the boxes on the island :0
Curlew took the wader count to 18 for the day.
Spotted Sandpiper
photo taken with Leica apo televid 77 + Samsung Note 2

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