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Thursday, 5 August 2010

More Meds 27-30 -7 2010

Spent most of last week Cycling to St Mary's and Holywell Pond

27th St Mary's circa 400 Golden Plover on the rocks below the prom,30+Sandwich Tern & 2 Common Tern adults with 1 Juvenile. I Juvenile Med Gull below the prom, and a further 2 reported near the Adult at Briardene (per T.C.)
28th Adult Med Gull Briardene Carpark.(no sign of juveniles )
29th 250-300 Golden Plover ,12 Sandwich,1 Common tern. Female Tufted with 7 young on the wetland , which actually does not seem to get more than a couple of gulls bathing. 1 Summer plumage Grey Plover Colywell Bay.
30th Another run to St Mary's Tufted still with 7 young.
Holywell Pond had very little on my visits , only bird of note a Black tailed Godwit.

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