Calm conditions produce the goods

6th December 2008 - bright and sunny/frost/calm
Mill pond conditions revealed single Great Northern Diver and Slavonian Grebe along with 3250 Eider, 17 Shag, 16 Red-throated Diver, 12 Great Crested Grebe and 5 Razorbill.
Diurnal Migration
A small skein of 6 Pink-footed Geese and a solitary Siskin flew through.
Wildfowl and Waders
The 2 Scaup remain and waders included 770 Golden Plover, 750 Dunlin and 2 Greenshank.
A ringtail Hen Harrier and 3 Short-eared Owl hunted the island. A pair of Raven wee logged but just 2 Little Egret were seen.