Reeve double

29th August 2020 – bright and sunny N3/4
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.
Observations over the sea provided 305 Common Scoter, 20 Gannet, 12 Sandwich Tern, 8 Kittiwake and a Razorbill.
Grounded Migrants
Wheatear were again in evidence with 14 birds logged, also seen were 10 Willow Warbler, 4 Whitethroat, 2 Sedge Warbler and a Blackcap.
Diurnal Migration
A few birds were again on the move with 11 Tree Sparrow, 10 Siskin and 4 Grey Wagtail logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
Two Ruff (reeves) were the pick of the waders.
Four Raven were the best of the rest.