Saturday, 7 September 2013

River Clwyd - Little Stint and Yellow legged Gull

A nice walk down the length of the River Clwyd this afternoon produced the following good numbers of birds - A presumed 3rd winter Yellow legged Gull at the Rhuddlan end with 500+ large gulls. juvenile Mediterranean Gull with Black headed Gulls in the fields. Little Stint with 70+ Dunlin by the overturned boat. 4 Knot and a Sanderling on the mud too. Common Sandpiper along the river bank along with 4 Wigeon, 50+ Common Teal, 9 Goosander and 50+ Cormorants. 530+ Sandwich Terns were making a racket roosting on the saltmarsh south of the pumping station.

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