Osprey double

28th August 2020 – overcast/rain, clearing later NE4/5
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.
Morning observations (0945-1045) after the rain eased produced just 33 Common Scoter, 14 Gannet, 4 Sandwich Tern and an Arctic Tern.
Grounded Migrants
Limited to 5 Wheatear.
Diurnal Migration
Single southbound Ospreys flew over the island at 0900 and 0905hrs.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 60 Ringed Plover and 18 Greenshank.
The Otter put in another guest appearance.