Good numbers of Purple Sandpiper

17th February 2001 – overcast ESE2
Sightings were limited to a few Red-throated Diver and Razorbill.
Grounded Migrants
A small influx of Blackbird and Song Thrush was evident.
Diurnal Migration
A skein of 100 Pink-footed Geese flew north.
Wildfowl and Waders
There was an excellent count of 41 Purple Sandpiper and the Brent Goose flock held 124 pale-bellied birds.

Raptors involved Kestrel, Sparrowhawk, Merlin and Peregrine while 3 Little Egret were seen