Storm Ellen rages

21st August 2020 – overcast/rain then showers SW6/7/8
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 wild sea as storm Ellen raged (0930-1030) produced just 60 Gannet, 32 Common Scoter, 2 Sandwich Tern and single Fulmar and Manx Shearwater. The sheltered eastern shore added 3 Arctic Skua