Wildfowl and waders

16th November 2015 – overcast WSW5/6
Diurnal Migration
A total of 17 Whooper Swan headed south.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock head 134 pale-bellied birds. Waders included 15 Greenshank, 6 Purple Sandpiper, 4 Jack Snipe amongst 100 Snipe and a Black-tailed Godwit.
A Merlin hunted the island.
A colour-ringed Oystercatcher had been marked at its breeding grounds at Langhólmi, Fljótshlíð, Iceland on 18th June 2015.