Bird News from Andreas Kim
A morning visit to the site with very sunny weather conditions showed 3 Black-tailed Godwit, c. 40 Common Greenshank, 1 Grey Plover, 2 Terek Sandpiper, 10+ Common Sandpiper, 4 Long-billed Plover and as a rare visitor one Black-winged Stilt. Most Grey Heron, Great Egret and Little Egret roosted on boats or platforms, all in all about 30 in total. Black-tailed Gulls were not more than 20, the same number for the first Eurasian Teal at the site and also seen one Mallard in eclipse plumage. Also seen 2 Grey Wagtails, several White Wagtail flying, one Grey-headed Woodpecker, 2 Eastern Great Tit, only heard Brown-eared Bulbul and Eurasian Magpie. Everywhere plenty of dragonflies with some ending as food.
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia, © Andreas Kim