A large school of Bottle-nosed Dolphins came close to the boat we could hear the breathing all around as they made their way along the shore. We should be seeing more of this group as the summer progresses
30/1/16 Bird watching trip to Loch Ryan and West Freugh. Greenland White Front, Pink Footed, Brent, Canada and Greylag Geese, Great Crested and Slavonian Grebes, Eider, Scoter, Scaup, Wigeon, Merganser, Goldeneye and Long Tailed Ducks with Red Throated Divers and a murmuration of Starlings to end the day.
At Wigtown Bay LNR
Damp and overcast at the Guide in the Hide today Highlights were 5 Little Egret, a flush of 33 Snipe, and a Water Rail showing close to the hide, several sets of fresh Otter tracks leading up from the river indicated a bit of early morning moment. Come along to next weeks free event 11th November at 1.00pm as the “Winter bird watching is getting better by the day”
Over 1000 Golden Plover flying over the area today with another 38 Species seen from the Hide in Wigtown Bay, including 60 plus Barnacle Geese, 40 plus Greylags, a Peregrine, Redwings and Fieldfares. 5 Little Egret were close to the Martyrs stake and a pair of Little Grebes feeding on sticklebacks in the wetland.