Kenfig NNR

This morning we had our first Saturday Kenfig birdwalk since lockdown , very enjoyable and productive too! Great to see some old friends.

We are still running these with Covid restrictions- only booked participants, not sharing equipment, not using the hide, maintaining social distancing.

We saw/ heard (h) a total of 52 species! The highlights were ,a singing Tree Pipit, -a rarity for Kenfig, Dunlin, Sanderling, Turnstone and a purple Sandpiper at Sker, lots of Hirundines flying low over the pool, with Swift over too.

Full list

Blackbird, Blackcap,(h) Bullfinch, Buzzard, Canada Goose, Carrion Crow, Cetti’s Warbler( h), Chaffinch, Chiffchaff, Collared Dove, Coot, Cormorant, Dunlin (6), Dunnock, Gadwall (1), Goldfinch, Great Crested Grebe with young, Herring Gull, House Martin, House Sparrow, Jackdaw, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Lesser Whitethroat (h), Linnet, Magpie, Mallard – with at least 9 ducklings, Meadow Pipit, Moorhen, Mute Swan , Pheasant, Pied Wagtail, Purple Sandpiper (1), Reed Warbler, Ringed Plover (2), Robin, Rock Pipit, Sand Martin, Sanderling (6), Skylark, Song Thrush, Starling, Stonechat [with young], Swallow, Swift, Tree Pipit , Turnstone (22), Wheatear, Whimbrel, Whitethroat, Willow Warbler, Woodpigeon.

With many thanks to Dave Carrington for leading.

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