Sunday, 18 September 2011
A nice morning dawned today and i thought I'd have a couple of hours at pat haven then move on to Spurn.
Got there for just after 7.30 and there were already a few waders and gulls on the lagoon as well as a grey heron.
As the tide flooded the greenshanks came in and landed pretty close as did lots of small waders but by the look of it only one curlew sandpiper.
the greenshanks were quite wary at first then settled down.
then something really spooked them and they went into a mild panic, looking round, it was a merlin that had gone chasing the waders.
After the merlin had gone it had cleared everything off the lagoon barring the greenshank.
left at around 10.30 to go to spurn but it was dead quiet.