Long-tailed Ducks and Puffins

26th October 2020 – sun and showers W4/5/6
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.
Early morning observations (0700-0900) were highlighted by two Long-tailed Duck and 2 Puffin amongst 254 Common Scoter, 127 Razorbill, 38 Kittiwake, 5 Guillemot, 4 Red-throated Diver and 2 Shag. Additionally a Great Northern Diver was off the sheltered eastern shore.
The long-staying Hooded Crow put in an appearance.