Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Citrine Wagtail

Started with a spin around Gateshead with nothing new to report. Highlights were two Grasshopper Warbler reeling at Burdon Moor and the Black-tailed Godwit-Greenshank combo at Shibdon.

Black-tailed Godwit and Greenshank
News of a Citrine Wagtail at Seaton Common meant taking the car on its final twitch. On show after a few minutes of arriving, a stunning female with a sherbet lemon face. Scope views only, so too far for photos while I was there.

Citrine Wagtail
A quick look at Saltholme gave six Black Tern, but the Whiskered Terns had just moved off. A Garganey were giving glimpses from the Phil Stead hide.

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