Thursday 18th August – Holes Bay   Leave a comment

 

A short and rather wet visit to the western side of Holes Bay this afternon produced:

Redshank 120+, Spotted Redshank 2, Black-tailed Godwit 65, Whimbrel 4, Curlew 50+, Dunlin 2

Also the were several Mistle Thrushes on the lawn near Upton House.

 

A wet afternoon at Holes Bay

Spotted Redshank have become much scarcer in recent years, especially on passage. A few can be seen each winter in Holes Bay

 

Holes Bay is reliable site for this species in winter.

 
 
 

 

Posted August 18, 2011 by gryllosblog in Uncategorized

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