Short-eared Owl and Whooper Swans

26th October 2015 – overcast after early sun SE3/4
A check of the sea on the falling tide only provided 5 Razorbill and 4 Common Scoter.
Grounded Migrants
Just a solitary Goldcrest was seen.
Diurnal Migration
A total of 16 Whooper Swan flew through.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock increased to 125 pale-bellied birds. The female Scaup remains while 10 Greenshank were also seen.
A Short-eared Owl was flushed from the saltmarsh by the rising tide.