Barnacle Geese arrive

5th February 2012 – misty/early frost/calm
A check over the sea in poor visibility early morning produced 5 Shag.
Grounded Migrants
A Song Thrush hinted at some cold weather movement.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Long-tailed Duck and female Scaup remain in residence while a flock of 24 Barnacle Geese were newly arrived. Waders included 2 Greenshank.
A Short-eared Owl and 11 Little Egret were logged along with a flock of 70 Twite.