Expected winter fare

19th December 2009 - hard frost/milder later E1 then W2/3/4/5
The regular morning observations failed to provide anything of note.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock held 115 pale-bellied birds and additional sightings included 31 Purple Sandpiper, 10 Shoveler and 2 Greenshank.
At least 12 Little Egret remain, a small group of 10 Twite were logged and raptors included 2 Merlin and a Peregrine.
A Chestnut was found lurking in the moth trap.