17 of us were well wrapped -up for the GBC monthly public birdwalk this morning! A biting wind and choppy waves made us work hard for the 39 species we found. Highlights were -4 Sandmartin and 14 Lapwing over the pool, a Kittiwake making a brief visit, a small flock of Golden Plover, 3 very vocal Greenfinch, and a Sparrowhawk over the dunes.
Full list- Blackbird , Buzzard , Carrion Crow , Chiffchaff , Cormorant , Gadwall ,
Great Crested Grebe , Greenfinch , Herring Gull, Jackdaw, Lapwing, Magpie ,
Mute Swan, Reed Bunting, Sand Martin, Tufted Duck, Wren, Blue Tit, Wigeon,
Canada Goose , Chaffinch, Coot, Dunnock , Goldeneye , Great Tit , Greylag Goose ,
House Sparrow , Kittiwake , Lesser Black-backed Gull , Mallard , Pochard ,Robin (heard),
Starling , Woodpigeon , Golden Plover, Song Thrush, Goldfinch, Goldcrest, Sparrowhawk.
With thanks to Strinda for leading the walk. The April Kenfig birdwalk will take place on Sunday 22nd, as part of the GBC Big Birding Day, when there will be two walks. Please see the website closer to the event for timings.