Scaup continue in residence

8th December 2018 – early showers/rain later W6/5/4
Early morning observations over the sea (0815-0915) produced just 4 Common Scoter.
Wildfowl and Waders
Wildfowl included 90 pale-bellied Brent Geese, 3 Scaup and a female Goosander. Waders included 10 Black-tailed Godwit, 9 Greenshank and 3 Purple Sandpiper
At least 6 Rock Pipit and 65 Skylark were flushed from the saltmarsh.