Brent Goose influx

3rd October 2017 – early rain/showers WNW5/6/7
Early morning observations (0730-0930) were hampered by rain and a WNW wind. Sightings were limited to 37 Common Scoter, 35 Razorbill, 25 Gannet, 9 Red-throated Diver and 6 Kittiwake.
Grounded Migrants
Limited to 8 Goldcrest.
Diurnal Migration
A total of 210 Pink-footed Geese headed south.
Wildfowl and Waders
An influx in Brent Geese was apparent withb 94 pale-bellied birds recorded. A Black-tailed Godwit was amongst 5 Greenshank and 800 Redshank.