falcon spotted on Stert Island for first time this year
peregrine falcon has been seen on Stert Island, opposite Burnham-On-Sea,
for the first time in almost a year.
bird watcher Greg Dye-Hodge Beardsley spotted the bird through
his telescope this week from Burnham's South Esplanade.
bird is a wonderful sight - I hadn't seen him since last autumn
despite looking out for one many times in recent months,"
Greg told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
great to see him back on the island, sat on a log of wood surveying
the island and beach around him."
bird watchers often travel for many miles to see these marvellous
birds, so we may see an increase in visitors with telescopes and
long legs cameras over the coming days."
years ago, Greg spotted the rare
sight of a seal on Stert Island.