Knot origins revealed

8th December 2017 – overcast/hail showers/cold NNW6/7/8
Grounded Migrants
A Fieldfare hinted at some cold weather movement.
Wildfowl and Waders
The female Scaup remains and the Brent Goose flock held 186 pale-bellied and 31 dark-bellied birds.
A flock of 12 Twite and single Peregrine, Little Owl and Raven were the best of the rest.
The seven colour-ringed Knot seen last weekend involved birds ringed during 2017 on the Alt Estuary, Merseyside (3), Iceland (3) and Netherlands (1).