1st April 2009 - overcast/early mist/calm
At least 2 Water Pipit continue to feed in the flooded horse paddocks along Biggar Bank late morning.
Morning observations over a flat calm sea produced 27 Red-throated Diver, 20 Red-breasted Merganser, 17 Sandwich Tern, 6 Common Scoter, 4 Kittiwake and 3 Little Gull.
The female Black Redstart continues to linger but new arrivals included 14 Goldcrest, 12 Chiffchaff, 6 Robin, 5 Wheatear, 3 Willow Warbler, 3 Blackbird and single Redwing and Fieldfare.
Limited evidence of movement with just 60 Meadow Pipit, 10 Jackdaw and single Swallow and Sand Martin logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
Two Scaup and 2 Gadwall were logged while waders included 7500 Knot and 400 Golden Plover.
Just a single Little Egret was recorded.
A rather optimistic Stoat tried to take on a Canada Goose!