22nd November 2009 - heavy thundery showers SSW5/6/7/8
Observations provided 22 Common Scoter, 16 Kittiwake, 6 Razorbill, 3 Guillemot and 3 Shag.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock contained 40 pale-bellied birds and 17 Greenshank and a Black-tailed Godwit were logged. The monthly WeBS count was carried out in traditionally awful conditions and island totals included: 8200 Oystercatcher, 2311 Dunlin, 1498 Redshank, 1015 Curlew, 982 Lapwing, 960 Golden Plover, 859 Wigeon, 508 Shelduck, 488 Knot, 359 Eider, 344 Sanderling, 311 Teal, 190 Turnstone and 181 Grey Plover.
At least 27 Little Egret continue to roam the eastern shore of the island and a Water Rail was seen. Several Peregrine and Merlin were logged.