25th March 2012 – hazy sunshine E1/2
A quick check over the sea early morning produced a couple of Sandwich Terns.
Grounded thrushes were led by a fine male Ring Ouzel amongst 3 Redwing, 3 Blackbird and a Fieldfare. Goldcrest also continue to move through with the latest wave of birds comprising entirely of females following the earlier influxes of males, also seen were 3 Chiffchaff but Wheatear were conspicuous by their absence.
Three Siskin were logged amongst 100 Meadow Pipit and small numbers of Pied Wagtail.
Wildfowl and Waders
At least 100 pale-bellied Brent Geese remain along with both Long-tailed Duck and 2 Scaup. Waders included at least 4 Greenshank
Both Clouded Drab and Hebrew Character were new for the year.