First Wheatears

17th March 2018 – overcast/cold/snow showers E5/6/7
A check of the sea early morning revealed little other than 2 Gannet.
Grounded Migrants
The arrival of the first Wheatears coincided with the return of “the beast” .
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock held 254 pale-bellied and 65 dark-bellied birds. Single female Scaup and Goosander were also logged. Waders included 4 Black-tailed Godwit and 4 Greenshank.