Harbour Update – posted 19/11/20

Jerry’s Point continues continues to maintain its fine form, today featuring 7 Great Northern Diver close in, 2 Scaup, 21 Great Crested Grebe, 15 Red-breasted Merganser and c.100 Continental Cormorants. Nearby, Bramble Bush Bay hosted 27 Turnstone, 75 Dunlin, 82 Oystercatcher, 2 Grey Plover and a Curlew.

High tide at Lytchett Fields saw 2 Green Sandpiper, 31 Black-tailed Godwit, 9 Dunlin, 4 Redshank, 1 Curlew, 1 Kingfisher, as well as a Goldcrest. 2 Marsh Harrier, 2 Buzzard and a Kestrel doing the rounds. A Black Redstart kicked around Hamworthy Park early morning and the day concluded with another super lamping session at Sunnyside, rewarding the small ringing team with 3 Jack Snipe, 1 Common Snipe and 3 Fieldfare. Still very few Woodcock about!

Fieldfare – Ed Bennett

Great Northern Diver – Jerrry’s Point – Gary Hayman

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