Saturday, 15 July 2017

July 15th
It is still relatively quiet at Reculver but waders are just about beginning to return from their breeding grounds. On our morning walk from Chamber's Wall to the Oyster Farm we saw 3 Turtle Doves, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Linnets, 2 Goldfinches, 8 Mallard, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Corn Bunting, 14 Turnstone, 1 immature male Eider, 6 Oystercatchers, 9 Redshank, 2 Ringed Plovers, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Sanderling, 1 Whimbrel W, 2 Little Egrets, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Cetti's Warblers and 2 adult Mute Swans with 6 cygnets.

Sanderling

Male Turtle Dove

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