Sanderling origins revealed

18th December 2017 – sunny spells ESE1
A group of 29 Shag were offshore.
Grounded Migrants
A total of 10 Redwing were logged. At least 2 Tree Sparrow continue to linger.
Diurnal Migration
A flock of 11Pink-footed Geese flew through.
Wildfowl and Waders
The female Scaup continues in residence and 8 Shoveler were logged. Waders included 8 Greenshank and 3 Black-tailed Godwit.
A colour ringed Sanderling had been marked at Siglingamerki, Sandgerði in Iceland during 2011.