Water Pipit and Woodcock

4th January 2010 - bright and frosty/calm
Another Water Pipit was amongst 8 Rock Pipit, 25 Skylark and 10 Meadow Pipit pushed out of the North End Marsh by the high tide.
Sightings were limited to 30 Common Scoter.
Grounded Migrants
Thrushes continue to dominate with 26 Fieldfare, 7 Song Thrush, 7 Blackbird and 5 Redwing logged. Another Woodcock was flushed.
Wildfowl and Waders
Wildfowl included 475 Wigeon, 44 Pintail, 25 Goldeneye and 5 Shoveler.
A Merlin surveyed a small group of 18 Twite.