Water Pipit reappears

17th February 2018 – early drizzle then sunny spells S2/1
A Water Pipit was in the flooded horse paddocks at Biggar over the high tide .
Just 10 Common Scoter and 7 Red-throated Diver were logged.
Grounded Migrants
Sightings included 3 Mistle Thrush and 2 Fieldfare.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock held 294 pale-bellied and 5 dark-bellied birds. Waders included 1200 Golden Plover, 335 Turnstone and 19 Purple Sandpiper.
Colour ringed birds involved an Oystercatcher from Iceland and Knot from Iceland (1) and England (2).