Monday, 27 April 2015

Bird News - Monday 27th April 2015

Lagoon 4 - 30 Dunlin still and 1 Whimbrel this evening (also on Lagoon 3) also best of all

429 Black-tailed Godwits!!!!!!!!!!!

this evening (300 flew off at 19:45 and then 39 came from Lagoon 3 and another 90 were on Lagoon 3 till this evening)

2 birds were colour ringed:

1st bird:
Left leg - Green over Red above tibia        Right leg - Red over Red above tibia with White below

2nd Bird:
Left leg - Black above tibia        Right leg - White over Orange above tibia

This Black-tailed Godwit flock is the second largest ever in the county with the previous being in 2013 on Thursday 25th April and the previous before then was of 150 on April 27th 1995

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