Sunday 14th March 2021

A sea-watch with Ian first thing produced almost nothing only partly ‘saved’ by a male Eider heading east. Meadow Pipits were singing in the cattle field on the walk to the hides, the Greenshank showed beautifully again in front of DL’O hide and the Black-headed Gulls continued to show interest in the rafts. The countContinue reading “Sunday 14th March 2021”

Friday 12th March 2021

With a strong south-westerly forecast I headed to the beach for a couple of hours sea-watching. The large bush near MM’s house provided great shelter from the wind although it didn’t protect me from the torrential hail shower. Most migrating sea birds travel along the seaward side of the Isle of Wight and so sea-watchingContinue reading “Friday 12th March 2021”