Whooper Swans on the move

8th March 2014 – overcast SW4
Early morning observations (0715-0815) produced 17 Razorbill, 14 Common Scoter, 9 Red-breasted Merganser and 7 Red-throated Diver.
Diurnal Migration
A total of 114 Whooper Swan headed north early morning along with 80 Pink-footed Geese and a Stock Dove.
Grounded Migrants
Further hints of passage produced 7 Pied Wagtail, 6 Stonechat, 3 Goldcrest and a Fieldfare.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Scaup and Long-tailed Duck remain and a flock of 410 Golden Plover were logged.
At least 12 Little Egret remain and a flock of 50 Twite were recorded.