Sunday, 7 April 2013

margam moors and kenfig saltmarsh

Very quiet today cold easterly winds are still spoiling what should be a busy time of the year, 4 chiffchaff ( 2 singing ), 1 wheatear on the moors with 7 snipe there, reed buntings, m pipits, buzzard and skylark. The beach was very quiet also with a couple of oyster catchers and lesser black back gulls, a couple of black headed gulls with full hoods over. The salt marsh had 2 heron, 1 merlin, 2 lapwing, buzzard 30+ snipe with 3 jacks, gave up counting them in the end, 1 teal (m), 1 field fare over and a couple of great spotted woodpeckers