Saturday, 2 August 2008

Msgs from Ed @ WWRG

Sat am - Having fun. 8 Sanderling so far. May be on "The One Show" as BBC were filming! Sat pm - ringing 1 of 11 Redshank. Sum am - 7.2m tide @07:30; Knot & Dunlin

Above: Redshank from Saturday pm tide. 1 of 11 caught (11 of 30+ - conditions not optimal). Friskney Marsh.

Above: Sunday am (I very briefly handled this curlew sandpiper!)

Above: Getting into a knot (sunday am). c.80 knot, c.80 Dunlin, 3 ringed plover pulli + 1 curlew sandpiper in catch but wind direction + tide not optimal otherwise catch size could have been x2 or x3). Nr Friskney/Gibraltar Point.

Above: Dunlin in the hand.

Also, Sanderling on Saturday am. Seem to have lost the photographs though :o(

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