Swale Wader Group

 

Not too many birds but a good session to start the season. Good conditions apart from the full moon and no cloud cover whatsoever!

For the record we caught and ringed 22 as follows:

  • Dunlin - 11 (4 adults and 7 juveniles)
  • Whimbrel - 5 (4 adults and 1 juvenile)
  • Grey Plover - 3 (1 adults and 2 first summer birds)
  • Black-tailed Godwit - 1 (an adult which we colour ringed)
  • Bar-tailed Godwit - 1 (an adult)
  • Redshank - 1 (a juvenile)