One of the White-tailed Eagles from the Isle of Wight release scheme flew north over Blackhill Quarry this afternoon. Quite exciting!
Pale Pinion. also trapped last night - 1 Clouded Drab, 10 Common Quaker, 2 Hebrew Character and 6 Early Grey.
Variation in Common Quakers.
Little Ringed Plover
Four Pale-bellied Brent Geese joined 26 Dark-bellied birds on Maer Rocks. Offshore a count of 14 Great Crested Grebes was made easier by flat calm water.
My first Wheatear of the spring was on the dung heap, on Orcombe Point, this morning. Otherwise very quiet with just 2 Chiffchaffs and a few Pied Wagtails.