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Thursday, 8 September 2011

Stormy Covehithe

Sunday 4th September, 5 Common Scoter seen on the sea off Ness Point, 8 Common Tern and 1 Arctic tern flew south.
On Monday 5th September, a walk down to Covehithe Broad in the evening during very changeable weather including several downpours and a strong south-west wind. waders seen on the broad included 16 Black- tailed Godwit, 5 Green Sandpiper, 5 Common Sandpiper, 3 smart Spotted Redshank, 2 Little Egret and 2 Water rails by the edge of the reeds.
Several Terns, Common seen flying past plus Sandwich Terns flying north.


Paul Woolnough said...

I was hoping and expecting you to grip me off with the pec sand.

Peter Ransome said...

Thanks Paul, maybe I gripped you off with the Pec Sand at Cantley, although I hope you have seen this one?