Great Northern Diver and Gadwall

26th January 2018 – bright and sunny/calm
Flat calm seas revealed a Great Northern Diver amongst 10 Shag and 5400 Eider.
Grounded Migrants
Two Mistle Thrush were amongst an apparent increase in Blackbird and Song Thrush.
Wildfowl and Waders
A Gadwall amongst 11 Shoveler was newly arrived, the pair of Scaup remain and 7 Barnacle Geese were logged. Waders included 10 Greenshank and 5 Black-tailed Godwit.
The Twite flock held 60 birds and was stalked by a Merlin.