Sunday, 15 August 2010

Waders increase

This afternoon Isola della Cona (GO) yielded of interest: Pygmy Cormorant (the usual ones), Night Heron (1 juv), Purple Heron (1 ad), Marsh Harrier (1 f), Black-winged Stilt, Little Ringed Plover (about 20-30, mostly juvs.), Ringed Plover (1 ad.), Dunlin (4 in summer plumage), Temminck's Stint (4), Little Stint (30 together in flock), Wood Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank (1), Greenshank, Ruff (4-5), Bee-eater (larger flocks assembling), Yellow Wagtail (2-3, probable cinereocapilla ssp.), Reed Warbler.