Sightings04/07/2023

Harbour Update – posted 04/07/23

A few downpours today but some dry weather this morning allowed for a few sightings. At Lytchett Fields this morning a flock of c.140 Swift were present heading towards Holton Lee, along with 6 Green Sandpiper, 30 Redshank and 22 Lapwing on the fields, with 1 Spoonbill circling over before heading into the Bay. 1 Osprey was seen flying along the Middlebere Channel this morning, with 1 summer-plumage Spotted Redshank, c.85 Black-tailed Godwit and 1 Marsh Harrier seen around midday. In Holes Bay, 32 Redshank, 27 Black-tailed Godwit and 9 Curlew were present.

Osprey chick soaked through on the nest this afternoon

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