Autumn drawing to a close

10th November 2020 – damp and dreary SE2/3
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.
A check of the sea revealed 17 Razorbill, 8 Common Scoter, 7 Shag, 4 Red-throated Diver and a Guillemot.
Grounded Migrants
Early morning thrushes involved just 4 Redwing, 2 Mistle Thrush and a Fieldfare. Additional sightings were limited to a single Chiffchaff.
Diurnal Migration
Again few species were on the move with just 400 Starling, 70 Pink-footed Goose and a single Siskin logged.
The long-staying Hooded Crow put in another appearance.