Sunday, 19 September 2010

19/09/10 Frampton Marsh Lincolnshire

Lapland Bunting (1st-winter) Frampton Marsh, Lincs 19/09/10

An 'off patch' visit to Frampton marsh RSPB reserve on the Lincolnshire side of The Wash today, where i found this stunning Lapland Bunting on the Saltmarsh near the viewpoint. I first picked out the 'Lap Bunt' on flight call as it flew in with two Meadow Pipits from the Northeast at 11.55am, before 'dropping out' onto the Saltmarsh. 
Also seen on the reserve:-
3 Little Stint
1 juv Curlew Sandpipier
25 Dunlin
17+ Ruff
35+ Black-Tailed Godwit
1 Grey Plover >SW
370 Golden Plover
25+ Lapwing
6+ Ringed Plover
43+ Wigeon+6 Pintail >SW (dropped in)
1 Sparrowhawk
1 Marsh Harrier (F/juv)
7 Yellow Wagtail >SW (3 in)
1 (F/1s) Wheatear
50+ Meadow Pipit
10+ Swallow
1 House Martin

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