Sunday, 2 May 2010

White-winged Terns and Little Gull

Cloudy and rainy afternoon at Isola della Cona (GO) produced: Purple Heron (1 in flight), Black-winged Stilt, Little Ringed Plover, Ringed Plover (at least 5), Curlew Sandpiper (4-in almost complete summer plumage), Temminck's Stint (4), Wood Sandpiper (tons), Greenshank, Spotted Redshank, Ruff (lots), LITTLE GULL (1 in almost complete breeding plumage, fishing and perching in the inner marsh), WHITE-WINGED TERN (3 together, always fishing, often with the Little Gull; some also landing), Sand Martin (15), Whinchat (1 f), Redstart (1), Great Reed Warbler (singing+seen), Willow Warbler (1), Golden Oriole.
White-winged Tern:

Short clip -White-winged Terns

Little Gull:

Little Gull video