Blackbirds and Redwings!

16th March 2013 – rain clearing S1
A check over the sea early afternoon produced 25 Common Scoter, 12 Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Red-throated Diver and a Kittiwake.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock held 153 pale-bellied and 2 dark-bellied birds Waders included a Black-tailed Godwit.
Grounded Migrants
An early morning influx of thrushes was evident with 20 Blackbird and 4 Redwing logged.
Diurnal Migration
A few Meadow Pipit and Pied Wagtail were on the move.
Several Little Egret and a Merlin were seen.