Short-eared Owl

21st January 2019 – overcast/mist/calm then S2/3
A quick check of the sea produced 6 Shag and 3 Red-throated Diver.
Grounded Migrants
A Fieldfare provided a hint of cold weather movement.
Diurnal Migration
A group of 70 Pink-footed Geese flew north.
Wildfowl and Waders
The female Goosander remains and the Brent Goose flock held 215 pale-bellied and single dark-bellied birds. A total of 107 Pintail was amongst 1100 Wigeon and waders included 2 Purple Sandpiper.
Birds of prey included single Short-eared Owl and Merlin. The Twite flock held 51 birds.