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Saturday, 16 January 2016

Snow Buntings still at Whiteford

Daniel & Gethin Jenkins-Jones had a very productive trip to North Gower today. The two Snow Buntings were still present, more towards the lighthouse than previously seen (SS444956) Also 8+ GND's and 2 Slavs. Later at Llanrhidian a GWE, 2 Hen Harriers, 3 SEO's and a Merlin were around the roost viewed from Marsh Road.

1 comment:

Dan said...

Thanks for this posting Mark. Yes, accompanied by some colleagues from RSPB Cymru, we had a great day out at Whiteford. The 2 Snow Bunting were much further up the beach than we expected and were mobile too. Also of note, 2 Jack Snipe on the walk out to the Point.