Saturday, 1 April 2017


Good numbers of birds around Llanrhystud this morning. 50+ Meadow Pipits, 5 Wheatears, 5+ White Wagtails, 2 Dunlin, 4 Ringed Plover, 50 Sand Martins, 3 Swallows, 20 Linnets and more Willow Warblers than Chiffchaffs in the lime kilns.
 On the sea 3 Shelduck, 2 Fulmar, 3 Common Scoter and hundreds of large gulls flew south and there were 55 Wigeon on the sea at the north end of the beach. Yesterday at Ynyslas there were 12 White Wagtails on the beach.

Edward O'Connor