Scaup new in

12th July 2020 – sunny spells SW2/3
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 (0615-0715) produced 190 Common Scoter, 140 Manx Shearwater, 28 Sandwich Tern, 4 Gannet and a Little Tern.
Grounded Migrants
Warblers are beginning to move through with 12 Sedge Warbler, 7 Whitethroat, 6 Willow Warbler and single Reed Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat and Blackcap logged.
Diurnal Migration
A single Tree Sparrow was recorded and 8 Swift flew through.
Wildfowl and Waders
The summering drake Wigeon remains and two drake Scaup were new in.