Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Llansantffraed to Aberarth

Karen and I had a very pleasant walk on this stretch of the coastal
path yesterday and got quite a long list of sightings: great crested grebe,
fulmar, cormorant, buzzard, kite, oystercatcher, golden plover, black-
headed gull, (plenty of these once the tractor got onto the ploughed
field), herring gull, great black-backed gull, sandwich tern, skylark,
two swallows, pied wagtail, meadow pipit (the first we have seen
displaying this year), rock pipit, wren, dunnock, robin, stonechat,
wheatear, blackbird, song thrush, chiffchaff, blue tit, great tit,
magpie, six chough, jackdaw, rook, crow, raven, starling, house
sparrow, goldfinch, and linnet.

There were also a small tortoiseshell and a comma butterflies and a
common carder bee and a tree bumble bee (identified by Karen).

 The hawfinch was in my garden again on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th
 and it was joined on the 7th by a female brambling.

Elaine Izett