Early Sandwich Terns

25th February 2018 – bright and sunny/cold ESE3/4
Early morning observations (0800-0900) were led by 2 Sandwich Tern amongst 30 Common Scoter, 5 Red-breasted Merganser and 3 Red-throated Diver.
Grounded Migrants
Limited to a solitary Redwing.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock held 85 pale and a single dark-bellied bird while the drake Scaup remains. Waders included 3 Black-tailed Godwit.
Birds colour-ringed in Iceland included Brent Goose, Oystercatcher and Sanderling.