Brent Goose origins revealed

7th February 2015 – overcast/calm
An early morning check of the calm sea revealed 19 Red-throated Diver, 10 Common Scoter and 3 Shag.
Diurnal Migration
Two flocks of Pink-footed Geese totalling 130 birds flew through.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock held 183 pale-bellied and 20 dark-bellied Brent Geese and additional wildfowl included 85 Pintail. Wader sightings included a Greenshank.
A small flock of 10 Twite and single Merlin and Little Owl were the best of the rest.
The Brent Goose flock contained at least one colour-ringed bird, initial enquires show that it had initially been ringed in Iceland during its spring migration.