Wildfowl dominate sightings

6th February 2012 – misty start then bright and sunny E1
Diurnal Migration
A total of 500 Pink-footed Geese headed south.
Grounded Migrants
A sprinkling of Song Thrush provided evidence of cold weather movement.
Wildfowl and Waders
The female Long-tailed Duck and Scaup both remain, 27 Barnacle Geese and 124 pale-bellied Brent Geese were logged along with 23 Pintail. A Greenshank was the pick of the waders.
Single Little Owl and Peregrine were seen while finch flocks included 100 Twite and 20 Goldfinch.