Scaup reappears

16th December 2016 – overcast/drizzle at times S2/3
Early morning observations (0815-0915) produced just 7 Shag, 3 Red-throated Diver and a Red-breasted Merganser.
Grounded Migrants
The single Fieldfare and Redwing were logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
The 2 White-fronted Geese continue in residence and 100 pale-bellied Brent Geese were logged along with a redhead Goosander and female Scaup. Waders included 10 Greenshank and a Black-tailed Godwit.
A group of 10 Twite, 2 Water Rail and a Merlin were the best of the rest.