Cetti's Warbler still in residence

26th November 2020 – sunny spells N1
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.
The Cetti's Warbler was still present, calling occasionally from the scrub and reeds at the corner of Creephaw Marsh.
A check of the sea (0800-0900) revealed 130 Razorbill, 47 Common Scoter, 17 Red-breasted Merganser, 13 Red-throated Diver, 7 Shag and 6 Guillemot.
Grounded Migrants
Only evidenced by a solitary Redwing.
Diurnal Migration
A skein of 19 Pink-footed Geese headed north.
Three Sparrowhawk and single Merlin and Peregrine were the best of the rest.