Back from an excellent jaunt around Georgia, from Tiblisi to Batumi, with Sunbird Tours led by @Paul French and Giorgi Darchiashvili.
Here are the notables from Wintersett last week.
Anglers CP: Sand Martin, 2 nests still active. Swift 1. Cetti's Warbler 1m SW corner. Yellow-legged Gulls 2, including Psycho. Hobby 1 over and 1 adult mobbing a juvenile. Peregrine 1 juvenile male over 10.35hrs + 1 over WRes. Mediterranean Gull 1 juvenile at 10.55hrs and 13.30hrs. Linnet - a flock of 100 in stubble field.
Wintersett Res: Cetti's Warbler 1m west bank, 1m SW ACP + 2 juvenile females retrapped. 2 Greenshank flew over at 11.24hrs and then dropped on ACP shallows.
Anglers CP + Vis.Mig: A Ruff and a Redshank came in, briefly at 08.50hrs. Snipe 1, Wigeon 1 over. Hobby 2over. Buzzard 16 east. Linnet flock now 180.
Going south: An adult Ringed Plover at 08.00hrs, a Tree Pipit at 08.12hrs, an adult female Peregrine,
Birds Ringed: Lesser Whitethroat 1, Garden Warbler 1, Reed Warbler 13, Sedge Warbler 4, Blackcap 8 and Whitethroat 2, Chiffchaff 24 and Willow Warbler 12.
Anglers CP + Vis.Mig. : Common Tern 1 adult in 09.30hrs. Common Scoter 1m, Wheatear 1 S
Snipe 1 N + 6 left shallows, west. Yellow Wagtail 1over, Grey Wagtail 5, Yellow-legged Gull 4 adults (incl.Psycho). Linnet flock now 400 in Rapeseed stubble field.
Teal 24, Shoveler 9 + 2 CHRes., Pochard 10 + 1 WRes., Goldeneye 1f CHRES and Wigeon 2 CHRes.
Anglers CP + VisMig: Meadow Pipit 1 S. 48 Linnets were ringed. Yellow-legged Gull 2 (incl. Psycho)
Wintersett Res: Cormorant 4 W
Cold Hiendley Res: Little Grebe 5.
Anglers CP: 2Sand Martin still active.
Wintersett Res: Sedge Warbler 1, Whitethroat 1, Cetti's Warbler 1m north bank + 1 SW ACP.
Snipe 1 ACP/ Water Rail 1 adult Botany, Little Owl 1. Hobby 1 adult Disposal Point.
Anglers CP: Meadow Pipit 1 S, Yellow Wagtail 1over + 1 over WRes.. Wigeon 1. Little Egret 1, Cetti's Warbler 1. Sand Martin 2 - an adult still feeding a juvenile around the box.
Anglers CP: Little Egret 1. Green Sandpiper 1 flew east over islands at 09.30hrs. Snipe 1.
Wintersett Res: Yellow Wagtail 1 S, Greenshank 1 over at 08.20hrs.
Anglers CP+ Vis Mig: Merlin 1 flew east.
Going south: Ringed Plover 5, Sand Martin 15, House Martin 354, Mistle Thrush 34.