Little Gull

6th February 2016 – overcast/rain SE3/4/5
A check of the sea on the falling tide (1100-1200) produced 5 Red-throated Diver and an adult Little Gull.
Wildfowl and Waders
The 2 female Scaup remain and additional wildfowl included 63 pale-bellied and 3 dark-bellied Bent Goose and 62 Barnacle Goose. Waders included 3000 Knot and 4 Greenshank.
A flock of 70 Twite were stalked by a Merlin and a Peregrine was also recorded. The numbers of Lesser Black-backed Gull on territory begin to build.