Water Pipit reappears

29th January 2017 – early heavy showers SE3
A Water Pipit was amongst 31 Rock Pipit and 10 Meadow Pipit feeding in the flooded horse paddocks along Biggar Bank over the high tide.
A check of the sea (0800-0900) provided 10 Shag, 6 Common Scoter, 3 Red-throated Diver and 2 Kittiwake.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock again breaks previous records with 354 pale-bellied and 88 dark-bellied birds logged. The 3 female Scaup remain and waders included 8 Greenshank and a Black-tailed Godwit.
A Merlin was the best of the rest.