• Thu. Nov 30th, 2023


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Goodwick black terns

I ventured out to check the harbour this evening, expecting that something might have been blown in. Two black terns were feeding in the surf between the ocean lab and flagpoles in Goodwick. They were loosely associating with some 30 ‘commic’ terns, which were attempting to roost on the beach, and nearby flooded areas of goodwick moor. The black terns seemed much more preoccupied with feeding, picking food from the surface of the water, at close range. Otherwise just a small flock of waders, consisting mostly of turnstones and oystercatchers, with a few dunlin and ringed plover too.