Barnacle Geese drop in

12th December 2009 - early frost, bright and sunny/calm
The flock of 2000 Common Scoter remain, but the only other notable sightings involved 18 Red-breasted Merganser and 16 Red-throated Diver.
Diurnal Migration
Pink-footed Geese were again on the move with four skeins totalling 166 birds logged. Also seen was a solitary Fieldfare.
Wildfowl and Waders
A flock of 36 Barnacle Geese dropped in and the Brent Goose flock held 115 pale-bellied birds. Other sightings included a female Scaup and 8 Greenshank.
The post-roost flock of Little Egret contained 27 birds. At least 70 Twite remain and 2 Water Rail called.
Barnacle Geese