8th October 2014 – sunny spells SE5/6
Walney’s and Cumbria’s third Cetti’s Warbler remained in the central marsh at South Walney and was calling frequently and showing well late morning. South Walney Nature Reserve opens at 1000hrs, follow all on site instructions.
Observations over the sea (0800-0900)produced 300 Razorbill, 42 Common Scoter, 18 Gannet, 3 Guillemot and 2 Shag.
Three Goldcrest and a Chiffchaff was all that was on offer.
Much quieter than yesterday with just 120 Meadow Pipit, 90 Linnet, 14 Pied/White Wagtail, 12 Skylark and 3 Swallow logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
Four Barnacle Geese were seen and waders included 20 Greenshank and a Spotted Redshank amongst 1090 Redshank.
At least 3 Water Rail, 2 Merlin, 2 Raven and a second-winter Mediterranean Gull were the best of the rest.