Chiffchaff and Fieldfare highlight changing seasons

16th March 2014 – overcast/ drizzle at times WSW4
Early morning observations provided just 3 Gannet and small numbers of Red-throated Diver, Common Scoter and Guillemot.
Grounded Migrants
Single Chiffchaff and Fieldfare were the only evidence of newly arrived birds.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock held 153 pale-bellied birds and waders included 810 Golden Plover and 9 Purple Sandpiper.
A few Little Egret continue in residence.