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Migration filling the foreshore

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I have now returned from after extensive period overseas - this weekend I spent my time catching up with birds on the foreshore of Busaiteen - which is always a nice way to slip back in and find out what is on the move.

Socotra Cormorant a young bird - one of many seen fishing of the shore
Socotra Cormorant

Socotra Cormorant

Socotra Cormorant

Socotra Cormorant

Socotra Cormorant

Lesser Sand Plover as numerous as ever more so at the moment that Greater
Lesser Sand Plover

Lesser Sand Plover

Lesser Sand Plover

Greater Sand Plover with a Kentish Plover in the forground
Greater Sand Plover

Kentish Plover - so many these days with many being local residents - after a successful breeding season
Kentish Plover

Dunlin the most numerous wader around at the moment along with Little Stints

Little Stint
Little Stint

Grey Plover many still retain some summer plumage
Grey Plover

Bartailed Godwit - a good number recorded in small flocks around the shore
Bartailed Godwit


Curlew Sandpiper numers increasing
Curlew Sandpiper



Terek Sandpiper
Terek Sandpiper

Lesser Crested Tern
Lesser Creasted Terns

Northern Wheatear the most colourful seen
Northern Wheatear

Northern Wheatear

Northern Wheatear

Isabelline Wheatear - the most numerous wheatear seen
Isabelline Wheatear

Greater Short-toed Lark
Greater Short-toed Lark



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