July Winter Wader Count time again. Count numbers were well down even for this time of the year. Where are the usual overwintering birds hiding? 8 species for the total of 36 birds. In May we had 15 species with a total of 369 birds. July 2010 10 species 137 birds. May 2010 10 species 133 birds.
Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica)
As we entered the wader flats, this Mistletoebird sat still long enough for a couple of photos.