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The third session of CES was done this morning. The 20 new birds were a Willow Warbler, a Wren, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 4 Robin, 3 Whitethroat, a Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Reed Warbler and 2 Dunnock. The 17 retraps were 3 Dunnock, 2 Willow Warbler, 2 Blackcap, a Robin, 2 Whitethroat, a Wren, 3 Blackbird, a Chaffinch, a Song Thrush and a Sedge Warbler.
May 21st. On Tennyson's Sands was a Spoonbill. Flying north were 2 more Spoonbill; and south a Hobby, 3 Swift, 12 Swallow, 5 House Martin and a Grey Wagtail. Birds around were a Marsh Harrier, 4 Whimbrel, a Greenshank, 2 Cuckoo, 4 Turtle Dove, a Kingfisher and a Grasshopper Warbler.
A morning ringing session in East Dunes yielded just 4 retraps: a Willow Warbler, 2 Dunnock and a Sedge Warbler.