Wader Walk at WWT

Sunday 2nd September 2007

On the wader walk this morning at Slimbridge:
At South Lake there were three juvenile Garganeys, seven juvenile Red Knot, seven Ruff, three Spotted Redshanks, 10 Redshanks, three Greenshanks, 81 Black-tailed Godwits, 321 Teal and a Pintail.

On the edge of the Dumbles at high tide, the best bird was a juvenile Curlew Sandpiper, also 18 Dunlin, 14 Ringed Plover, three Red Knot, 140 Curlew, a Ruff, three Common Sandpipers, a Wheatear, two Peregrines and 12 Little Egrets.

(Photos of, from the top, Curlew Sandpiper, juvenile Garganey, Dunlins and Ringed Plover, and another two of the Curlew Sandpiper)
Thanks again Martin for an excellent morning, and the lunch in the Water's Edge was very good too.


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