Mediterranean Gull headlines

27th February 2009 - early drizzle then sunny spells W4
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock contained 120 pale-bellied birds and a single dark-bellied individual. Waders included 3000 Knot and 15 Bar-tailed Godwit - the latter an increasingly uncommon bird on the island.
A round 17 Little Egret were logged and 10 Rock Pipit with flushed by the high tide. However, highlight of the day involved a first-winter Mediterranean Gull feeding amongst Black-headed Gulls on the falling tide.