Black Brant remains

27th December 2018 – overcast/mist/murk/calm
The adult Black Brant was again feeding with pale-bellied Brent Geese in Walney Channel off Long Rein Point on the flooding tide.
Wildfowl and Waders
The 3 Scaup continue in residence while the Brent Goose flock held 293 pale-bellied and 34 dark-bellied birds. Waders included 5,000 Knot, 6 Greenshank and a Black-tailed Godwit.
A group of 34 Twite were the best of the rest.
The moth trap attracted Winter Moth and Red Sword-grass overnight.