Long-tailed Ducks see in the New Year

4th January 2015 – overcast SE2
A check over the sea produced 10 Shag, 2 Red-throated Diver and single Kittiwake and Guillemot.
Grounded Migrants
Early morning saw 4 Redwing grounded.
Wildfowl and Waders
The 2 Long-tailed Duck remain in residence amongst 31 Goldeneye and waders included 6 Greenshank and a Black-tailed Godwit.
At least 40 Little Egret remain and the Twite flock held 220 birds. Unusual wintering birds included 20 Tree Sparrow and a Grey Wagtail.