Sightings – August 2009

Longney (9 August, contributed by Andy Jayne)

Seen this afternoon were: a Ringed Plover, a Black-tailed Godwit and Common Sanpiper on the sands and a juvenile Sparrowhawk, a Wheatear and four Yellow Wagtails along the riverbank.

Walmore (8 August, contributed by Andy Jayne)

Seen at Walmore Common today: a Hobby, a Curlew and three Whinchats (adult & two juveniles). Also a Brown Hawker.

Sudmeadow (6 August, contributed by Gordon Avery)

An excellent CES session this morning with 58 birds trapped, the highlights being 5 Garden Warblers and 24 Blackcaps. They seem to have had a good breeding season. In addition, there were at least 3 Green Sandpipers in the area.

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