Great White Egret headlines

27th October 2020 – overcast/rain at times SE4/5/6
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 Great White Egret, just the fourth island record was located on Wylock Marsh early afternoon.
Observations over the sea (0730-0830) provided 138 Common Scoter, 23 Razorbill, 3 Red-throated Diver and 3 Shag. The Great Northern Diver remained along the sheltered eastern shore.
Grounded Migrants
Early morning thrushes involved 5 Fieldfare
Diurnal Migration
A family party of 4 Whooper Swan flew through.
Wildfowl and Waders
Wildfowl included the first Goldeneye of the autumn and 5000 Knot were the pick of the waders.
Single Merlin and Peregrine were the best of the rest.