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Sunday, May 28, 2017

Fly Flatts. p.m.

1600 hrs and a quiet hour at Fly Flatts. The skies were clear with good visibility and a strong W>5.
Several boats were still out on the water so most of the action had been pushed across into the NE corner where, scoping across, at least 5 Dunlin , 3 Redshank and 4 Common Sandpiper were showing along with 4 Herring gulls, all sub adults, plus the usual sp.
                                                                      Hopefully in the week the shoreline will tempt a wader or two down although most will now have gone through and the next big wader move will be returning birds from late July with June usually being the quietest month of the year  although it has been known to turn up a rarity or two in the past.
A bonus day tomorrow with no work so I,ll be giving it another bash in the morning.
BS

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