Black Guillemot and Whooper Swans

27th October 2019 – sunny spells WNW5/6
Observations over the sea (0700-0800) involved 172 Common Scoter, 124 Razorbill, 8 Red-throated Diver, 2 Red-breasted Merganser and a Kittiwake. At high tide a juvenile Black Guillemot was off the eastern shore.
Diurnal Migration
A further 9 Whooper Swan were logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock held 221 pale-bellied birds. Waders included 3 Greenshank and a Purple Sandpiper.