Swale Wader Group

 

On a warm summer evening, under a full moon, a team of seven caught 57 waders.

The catch comprised

  • 30 Redshank
  • 10 Dunlin
  • 6 Grey Plover
  • 5 Black-tailed Godwit
  • 3 Bar-tailed Godwit
  • 2 Whimbrel
  • 1 Curlew

Most of the birds were adult in moult. We were pleased to colour ring 5 Black-tailed Godwit and 11 Redshank.

GREPL 20210722Grey Plover