Whilst planning our holiday I had contacted a
The day’s bird watching started at The Sugar Mill Botanical Gardens in
On Merritt we drove the
Shorebird numbers were low probably as a result of water levels being kept artificially high leading up to the start of the duck shooting season. Dunlin, Western Sandpiper, Least Sandpiper and a single Semipalmated Sandpiper were all picked out along with some Greater Yellowlegs. Fourteen Roseate Spoonbills were counted on the marsh and a Northern Harrier was quartering.
The day ended back at