GBC field trip to Whiteford Point and Llanrhidian

Many thanks to all 21 participants who came along on yesterday’s GBC field trip to Whiteford Point and Llanrhidian on a sunny, breezy and at times cold day. Highlights among the 80 species seen or heard included Black-necked Grebe, Slavonian Grebe, Great Northern Diver, Marsh Harrier, Red-breasted Merganser, Eider, Woodcock, Merlin and Great White Egret.

Full species list:

Mute Swan, Brent Goose, Shelduck, Wigeon, Teal, Mallard, Eider, Common Scoter, Red-breasted Merganser, Great Northern Diver, Great Crested Grebe, Slavonian Grebe, Grey Heron, Black-necked Grebe, Great White Egret, Little Egret, Cormorant, Red Kite, Marsh Harrier, Sparrowhawk, Buzzard, Kestrel, Merlin, Peregrine, Oystercatcher, Ringed Plover, Golden Plover, Grey Plover, Lapwing, Knot, Sanderling, Dunlin, Jack Snipe, Common Snipe, Woodcock, Black-tailed Godwit, Curlew, Redshank, Turnstone, Black-headed Gull, Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, Woodpigeon, Tawny Owl, Green Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Magpie, Jackdaw, Rook, Carrion Crow, Raven, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Coal Tit, Skylark, Long-tailed Tit, Goldcrest, Wren, Treecreeper, Starling, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Robin, Stonechat, Dunnock, House Sparrow, Grey Wagtail, Pied Wagtail, Meadow Pipit, Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Linnet, Bullfinch and Reed Bunting.

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