Join for FREE
It only takes a minute!
More discoveries. NEW: Zeiss Victory SF 32

Welcome to BirdForum.
BirdForum is the net's largest birding community, dedicated to wild birds and birding, and is absolutely FREE! You are most welcome to register for an account, which allows you to take part in lively discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.

Bird watching and photographing.
Rate this Entry

Inner of Ría de Arousa IV. Ostral Islet.

Posted Friday 16th October 2015 at 08:01 by Moncho
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_0200.JPG
Views:	113
Size:	790.6 KB
ID:	1498
At the tip of Illa ostral I began to see whimbrels. They were typical of this place, but I had not seen them until this moment
A couple of years ago there were many curlews and almost no oystercatcher. Now there are a lot of oystercatchers and less whimbrels.
I just saw one sandpiper. Suddenly one of the four egrets who were on the beach flew me out apparently to sea; but I realised later that only was circling the islet.
And so I walked back to the Isthmus by the western part of the islet. Dozens of oystercatchers.
In the shallow waters of the sandy isthmus were redshanks with the oystercatchers. This was also a surprise, this was not as usual species here over the years. I should see about twenty or thirty redshanks.
I looked the beach across the Isthmus, more oystercatchers, redshanks and some whimbrel.
And of course, lesser black-headed, and yellow legged gulls.
Two of the four egrets were still in the place.
And when I was leaving to the car I saw the other two at the base of Pedrarrubia point. I realised that the egret that overflown me only was circling the islet.
More in:
Total Comments 0



Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites

Help support BirdForum

Page generated in 0.10019803 seconds with 19 queries
All times are GMT. The time now is 11:42.