Whooper Swans begin to head north

23rd February 2019 – sunny spells SE3/4
The adult Black Brant was amongst 200 pale-bellied Brent Geese on Tummerhill Marsh at high tide and the Water Pipit was again on the flash at Water Garth Nook at midday.
The sea provided 2 Scaup.
Diurnal Migration
A flock of 20 Whooper Swan flew north and 2 Mistle Thrush and a Siskin were also logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
A total of 302 Brent Geese were present.
A Merlin was the best of the rest.