High numbers of Brent Geese

6th February 2015 – overcast/calm
An early morning check of the sea revealed 3 Shag, 2 Red-throated Diver and a Razorbill.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock held 206 pale-bellied Brent Geese, the 2 Long-tailed Duck and 2 female Scaup continue to linger and additional wildfowl included 76 Pintail and 3 Shoveler. Wader sightings were led by 8000 Knot, 3 Greenshank, 2 Black-tailed Godwit and a Purple Sandpiper.
A small group of Tree Sparrows continue to winter, 70 Twite were recorded and 2 Raven were the best of the rest.