Water Pipits and Slavonian Grebe

7th November 2009 - rain W3
There are now 3 Water Pipit favouring the flooded fields along Biggar Bank over the high tide.
A Slavonian Grebe was the pick of the sightings as it drifted along the eastern shore of the island. The western shore (0830-0930) provided 101 Kittiwake, 27 Common Scoter, 10 Razorbill, 2 Guillemot, 2 Red-throated Diver and a Great Crested Grebe.
Grounded Migrants
A scattering of Blackbird, Song Thrush and Redwing appeared to include a few new arrivals.
Wildfowl and Waders
Wigeon and Shelduck numbers continue to build steadily but just 2 pale-bellied Brent Geese were logged.
A small flock of 12 Twite and single Merlin and Little were logged but only 3 Little Egret could be found.