Head upstream between the Ogmore and the Ewenny rivers, making sure to check the gull flocks, carefully. The waders should include Lapwing, Oystercatcher, Curlew and Redshank.
1A digression away from the estuary into the dry valleys to search for songbirds is always worthwhile, especially at migration times. Ring Ouzel, Firecrest and Yellow-browed Warbler have been seen and Buzzard, Kestrel and Peregrine may soar overhead or a Sparrowhawk hurtle past.
2The two tiny islands, Ploran Mawr and Portobello, are described as the best place in Glamorgan in autumn to find Little Stints, and attract both gulls and waders. Throughout the year, look for Grey Herons and Little Egrets.
3Gull flocks noted include Mediterranean, Little, Ring-billed, Glaucous and Iceland Gulls. Purple Sandpipers and Turnstones are on the rocky shore and Red-throated Divers out at sea.