Pied-billed Grebe remains

7th November 2020 – bright and sunny ENE2/3
Please note that South Walney Nature Reserve remains open (1000-1600hrs) though the hides and visitor centre are closed to comply with social distancing measures.
Cumbria's first Pied-billed Grebe remained on the pools at South Walney Nature Reserve throughout the day.
Grounded Migrants
Early morning thrushes involved 12 Redwing and single Fieldfare and Mistle Thrush. Also grounded were 5 Woodcock.
Diurnal Migration
A few species were again on the move including 2025 Starling, 220 Pink-footed Goose, 190 Jackdaw, 36 Meadow Pipit, 27 Chaffinch, 8 Whooper Swan, 3 Lesser Redpoll and 2 Snow Bunting.
Raptors included Peregrine and Merlin.