Tuesday, 21 October 2014

October 21st
On a stormy morning with the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo crossing the country Matt and Anne walked along the seawall from Reculver to Coldharbour. Birds they saw included 1 Swallow, 1 Shorelark on the beach 200 metres east of the Towers, 6 Little Egrets, 30 Ringed Plovers, 58 Golden Plovers, 2 Rock Pipits, 1 Stonechat, 1 Grey Plover, 2 Turnstone, 1 Lapland Bunting W (180th) 100 Mallard, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Wheatear, 88 Brent Geese, 1 Wigeon, 1 Marsh Harrier, 45 Linnets, 30 Meadow Pipits.
This afternoon Matt had a Grey Phalarope (181st) fly W past the Towers and land on the sea by the red buoy. He also saw a Black Redstart on the Roman wall.

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