Greenshank numbers begin to build

8th July 2008 - overcast/showers SW3/4
Early morning sightings (0615-0715) were limited to 80 Sandwich Tern, 66 Common Scoter, 46 Gannet, 5 Manx Shearwater, 5 Guillemot, 4 Kittiwake and a Fulmar.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 10 Greenshank amongst 70 Redshank and 2 Whimbrel were also seen.
Breeding Birds
The gulls continue to take their toll on the Shelducklings - a creche of 20 has been reduced to 11 in in just a couple of days.