On the 18th Mike and John had a male Redstart to the south west of the reservoir and a Common Sandpiper. Three Yellow Wagtails went over south. In the evening John confirmed two Redstarts one male and one female. I went up later evening and there were really good numbers of gulls building up including at least two Yellow-legged Gulls,
At lunch time on the 19th John had two Common Sandpiper, the female Redstart still and a Yellow Wagtail. Colin also found a Wheatear in the afternoon.
|Both pictures courtesy and copyright of JFT|
On the 21st Steve had one Common Sandpiper and Reg had a Peregrine fly over carrying prey, which turned out to be a Woodpigeon.
In the morning on the 22nd John had four Common Sandpiper, the Wheatear still and one Yellow Wagtail over and at lunch time saw that a female Redstart was still around.
This evening John had a Redstart calling that went unseen, two Common Sandpipers and three Yellow Wagtails over high to the south.