Brent Goose numbers continue to build

16th October 2019 – rain clearing S3 then W3/4
A check of the sea as the rain cleared (0830-0930) produced 122 Razorbill, 112 Common Scoter, 5 Teal and 4 Gannet.
Grounded Migrants
Warblers involved 10 Goldcrest, 4 Chiffchaff and a Blackcap. Early morning thrushes were limited to a solitary Redwing.
Diurnal Migration
Three Swallow and single Grey Wagtail and Twite were amongst a light passage.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock held 220 light-bellied birds which included at least 42 juveniles.
The recently sighted Curlew had been colour-ringed at Dolydd Hafren, Montgomeryshire, Wales on 2nd April 2016.