• Mon. May 27th, 2024

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Buff-breasted Sandpiper

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A day guiding Sandra, Carwyn & Craig started with a Wryneck at Martin’s Haven around 0740 this morning, and finished with finding a superb juvenile Buff-breasted Sandpiper at Dale Airfield this afternoon (first spotted by Sandra’s keen eyes at 1430), at the southern end of the stony field, west of the western runway (HERE).  Also 3 Whinchat at the NE corner, quite a long way off on a distant hedgerow.

Wryneck in the fog

Buff-breasted Sandpiper in the sweltering heat haze