Monday, 1 May 2017

Theo and Chris 27th-28th April

Here are the sightings of Theo and I for 27th-28th April:

Whooper Swan  1 east lake on 27th
Greylag  at least 2 still
Great Northern Diver  3/4 offshore on 27th
Manx Shearwater  small passage past on 28th
Peregrine  1 on 28th
Corncrake  1 in east, 1 in west
Golden Plover  5 over west town on 27th, 21 in west and 3 over west town on 28th
Dunlin  up to 5 on beach each day
Jack Snipe  2 over bog road on 28th
Snipe  small numbers
Black-tailed Godwit  1 on east beach on 27th,  16 in west on 28th
Whimbrel  1/2 both days
Great Skua  2 offshore on 27th
Black-headed Gull  30 on north lake on 28th
Iceland Gull  1st winter bird still present
Swallow  small fall on 28th
Chiffchaff   2 on 27th
Redwing  3 on 27th
Black Redstart  1 on 27th around school
White Wagtail  up to 5 around island both days
Lapland Bunting  2 in Anton's east garden, present for a few weeks.

The Tormor is in for its annual service and the Whispering Dawn is running from Magheroarty.  It would be advisable to check sailing times as they may vary.

Regards Chris

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