Early returning Brent Geese

20th September 2010 – sunny spells W4/3
A quieter morning over the sea (0730-1000) was highlighted by a single Leach’s Petrel and dark phase Arctic Skua. Also seen were 104 Common Scoter, 23 Razorbill, 19 Sandwich Tern, 12 Red-throated Diver, 3 Guillemot, 2 Gannet and a Fulmar.
Grounded Migrants
A flock of 60 Meadow Pipit held 2 Yellow Wagtail and a Whinchat was the best of the rest.
Wildfowl and Waders
A flock of 22 pale-bellied Brent Geese were newly arrived.