Aberthaw

Spent a few hours this morning at Aberthaw – 64 species seen in total . Highlight was a male Black Redstart at the power station near the purple tanks on the west of Breaksea Point . Also of interest were at least 8 Med Gulls at the rivermouth along with a Kingfisher fishing there . 2 Wheatear , 6 Swallow and 8 Chiffchaffs present . 22 Wigeon at the rivermouth also . 1 each of Peregrine , Kestrel , Sparrowhawk and Buzzard .

Waders present were , 1 each of Dunlin, Common Sandpiper, Ringed Plover and Snipe , 2 Lapwing , 20 Oyks , 15 Turnstone and 13 Curlew . Also notable were 2 Stock Dove , 3 Raven , 1 Cetti’s singing at the lagoon , 40+ Alba Wagtails , 2 Grey , 100+ Linnet , 3 Little Egret and plenty of Rock and Meadow Pipits , Skylarks and Stonechats .

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