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Friday, 29 April 2011

Bar-wits and Whimbrels

Whimbrel and 3 Bar-tailed Godwit at Porthloo 

The NNE wind in the last few day has made it very quiet on the bird front. This morning there was a female Ring Ouzel on the golf course and a drive down the road found 6 Bar-tailed Godwit with over 30 Whimbrel at Porthloo. 5 Whimbrel were also at Bants Carn this evening and I heard a Cuckoo from the garden mid afternoon.   

Female Ring Ouzel and male Blackbird at the golf course 

Up to 6 Bar-tailed Godwits and 30+Whimbrel were at Porthloo  

Hebrew Character in the house 

Sunset this evening from Bants Carn 

Yesterday I had a short walk around the Garrison and got 2 Blackcap, 4 of each Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff and later in the afternoon, a single Swift flew over work. At Porth Hellick there were 3 Sand and
35+House Martin and 220+Swallow over the pool with 10 Whimbrel also flying over. 
Up to over 220 Swallow were at Porth Hellick yesterday with 35+House and 3 Sand Martin. 

If your wondering what happened to the Blues Brothers? Well here one of them cutting the grass at work. The small compost tip to the right has attracted in the past, Iceland Gull and together, 2 LAUGHING GULL!!

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