First Brent Geese arrive back from Canada

13th September 2018 – overcast SW4/5
A check of the sea on the falling tide (1530-1730) produced 35 Common Scoter, 7 Red-throated Diver, 4 Manx Shearwater, 4 Gannet, 3 Razorbill, 2 Guillemot, 2 Kittiwake and a Red-breasted Merganser.
Grounded Migrants
Single Grey Wagtail and Wheatear were logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
The first 2 Pale-bellied Brent Geese have now returned.