Velvet Scoter and Little Gull head seawatch

12th November 2009 - SSE3/4/5
Morning observations on the falling tide (0915-1015) were led by a female Velvet Scoter and adult Little Gull. Also seen were 23 Common Scoter, 14 Razorbill, 12 Kittiwake, 4 Red-breasted Merganser and single Goldeneye, Guillemot and Red-throated Diver.
Grounded Migrants
Limited to a solitary Fieldfare.
Wildfowl and Waders
Teal numbers continue to build but just 2 pale-bellied Brent Geese were logged. Waders included 2500 Dunlin, 10 Greenshank and a Black-tailed Godwit.
A flock of 30 Twite, 4 Little Egret and a Merlin were seen.
A Weasel was logged.
Some of today's Teal.