Leach's Petrel headlines

9th October 2011 – overcast/rain at times WSW4/5
After a couple of blank days due to unsuitable winds morning observations (0930-1100) were highlighted by a single Leach’s Petrel moving out of Morecambe Bay. Also seen were 30 Common Scoter, 11 Razorbill, 5 Kittiwake, 4 Red-throated Diver and a Gannet.
Grounded Migrants
Again there were few grounded birds with 3 Goldcrest the best on offer.
Wildfowl and Waders
A group of 130 Bar-tailed Godwit roosted over the tide.
Little Egret continue to show and raptors included Merlin, Kestrel and Sparrowhawk.