Thaw sets in!

10th December 2010 – overcast/rain at times W3
Grounded Migrants
All the frost and snow of the last week has vanished overnight and there was a change to damp westerlies, consequently there were not many birds in evidence early morning with 2 Brambling the pick of the sightings.
Wildfowl and Waders
A party of 8 Shoveler and 2 Greenshank were logged.
At least one of yesterdays Hen Harriers remains and 400 Skylark, 100 Twite, 2 Merlin and 2 Little Egret were seen.