Black Brant lingers

1st April 2018 – overcast NE1
The adult Black Brant was on Tummerhill Marsh at high tide amongst 174 pale-bellied and a single dark-bellied Brent Goose.
An early morning check of the sea produced 1000 Eider, 40 Sandwich Tern, 10 Common Scoter, 5 Shag and 3 Gannet.
Diurnal Migration
A flock of Pink-footed Geese headed north.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 5 Black-tailed Godwit.
The Ring-necked Parakeet headed high north early morning. A Merlin was the best of the rest.
Three Harbour Porpoise were offshore.