May 14th   Leave a comment

The bar-tailed godwit of a couple of days ago is still around Balcomie Beach. It was feeding on its own in the surf this evening. Later there was also a mixed flock of waders further up the beach – sanderling, dunlin and ringed plovers. Back in Crail, the swifts are all back now and screaming their way over the rooftops. I think many of the swallows and certainly the house martins are now only just in as well. They are all making up for lost time.

The bar-tailed godwit this evening – with a dash of red summer plumage (WC)

Posted May 14, 2019 by wildcrail in Sightings

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