18th July 2020 – overcast/rain clearing later NW3
Please note that South Walney Nature Reserve is now open though the hides, visitor centre and toilets remain closed to comply with social distancing measures.
A check of the sea as the rain cleared (0930-1030) produced 162 Common Scoter, 48 Manx Shearwater, 20 Razorbill, 16 Sandwich Tern, 15 Gannet and 8 Little Tern. In addition, the east shore provided a flock of 30 Little Tern feeding on the ebbing tide.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 300 Dunlin.