Bird Survey at White Park Bay

Ringed Plover at White Park Bay

Come and check out some of the birds which were recorded during our recent bird survey

Our North Coast ranger team conducted a bird survey at White Park Bay on Saturday 28th April. Here are some of the birds they found.


Sand Martins
The sand martin has a dark brown upper body and paler lower body with a dark stripe across its chest sperating the two colours. These small european birds often tunnel into sandy areas to nest and can be spotted from March through to October arcoss the UK.

Sand Martin at White Park Bay
Sand Martin at White Park Bay
Sand Martin at White Park Bay

Oystercatchers
The oystercatcher is a arge stocky bird with black and white feathers and long orange-red bill. These birds often feed on cockles and mussels along coastlines.

Oystercatchers at White Park Bay
Oystercatchers at White Park Bay
Oystercatchers at White Park Bay

Meadow Pipits
The meadow pipit is a small common songbird with brown feathers and darker streaking throughout its body. Because of its darks colours it can be quite hard to spot when it is among vegetation.

Meadow Pipit at White Park Bay
Meadow Pipit at White Park Bay
Meadow Pipit at White Park Bay

Dunnocks
The dunnock is a small brown and gray bird often found alone and can be distinguished by its frequent wing flicking as it moves.

Dunnock at White Park Bay
Dunnock at White Park Bay
Dunnock at White Park Bay