Pink-feet head south

8th January 2010 – bright and frosty/calm
Diurnal Migration
Geese were presumably fleeing the snow and frost to the north through the morning with a total of 1345 Pink-footed Geese logged heading south in 9 skeins.
A group a 5 Little Egret fed in the ice free tidal pools along the eastern shore.

If visiting the island please try to avoid disturbance to roosting and feeding birds, the continuing freeze is now beginning to have a noticeable affect, especially amongst wildfowl and waders which are now starting to struggle to survive as temperatures remain below freezing.