Long-tailed Duck

8th April 2019 – hazy sun NE4
Early morning observations over the sea (0715-0845) were led by a first-winter drake Long-tailed Duck amongst 400 Common Scoter, 102 Sandwich Tern, 25 Gannet, 5 Razorbill, 2 Kittiwake and 2 Red-throated Diver.
Diurnal Migration
Meadow Pipit were on the move with 260 birds logged, also seen were 5 Whooper Swan, 5 Sand Martin and a Siskin.
Recent sightings involve Early Grey, Early Thorn, Dark Swordgrass and Common Quaker.