Wet and windy

12th October 2018 – overcast/rain at times SE4/5/6 gusting to 52mph
Observations over the sea (0800-0900) produced 67 Common Scoter, 18 Gannet, 5 Shoveler, 4 Red-throated Diver and 3 Red-breasted Merganser.
Grounded Migrants
Limited to 2 Redwing and single Blackcap, Goldcrest and Chiffchaff.
Wildfowl and Waders
The drake Scaup remains and the Brent Goose flock held 106 pale-bellied birds. Waders included 15 Greenshank and 2 Black-tailed Godwit.
A Merlin and Peregrine were the best of the rest.