Eiders abound

24th January 2010 – overcast/early drizzle N1
Morning observations (0920-1020) produced a large raft of 4460 Eider, 17 Red-breasted Merganser, 14 Shag, 7 Red-throated Diver, 3 Common Scoter and a Razorbill.
Grounded Migrants
Winter thrushes continue to dwindle with just 3 Fieldfare logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
The flocks of pale-bellied Brent Geese and Barnacle Geese and 2 female Scaup remain along with 2 Greenshank.
A flock of 70 Twite, 2 Little Egret and a Merlin were seen.