The third bird disappeared and the action quietenned down considerably and so we decided to push on and head for Monknash to see if we could relocate and photograph the Glossy Ibis.
We dropped off Peter's car in Bridgend and called in on the way to Ogmore By Sea only to find a high tide and not an awful lot of interest,we called in to a couple of locations hoping for Little Owl but were out of luck.
Next stop was Dunraven where we hoped we may come across a Black Redstart but the only bird of note was an obliging Kestrel perched on a fence post at the side of the road down to the car park.
We pushed on to Monknash and bumped into Paul Denning who confirmed he hadn't come across the Ibis,we soon found the stream it had been feeding in and walked the length of three fields but to no avail.
We came across a Green Sandpiper,Water Rail,a fly over Little Egret and a couple of Grey Wagtails plus a selection of the more common birds.
We bumped into another birder who had walked the entire length of the stream as far as the beach and he confirmed that the Ibis was no longer around.
We moved on to have a look for possible Black Redstart and Snow Bunting at Nash Point but a pleasant walk over past the lighthouse and back failed to locate either species.
With the light starting to fade we made a fruitless visit to the rocks adjacent the car park at Ogmore in the hope of Purple Sandpiper but both they and the usual Turnstones had by the look of it popped over to feed on Tusker Rocks.
A final call in to Portobello Island gave good views of plenty of Teal,lots of gulls,a Goosander and a nice group of twenty or so Goldeneye on the river.