Grey Phalarope and Water Pipit

13th November 2020 – sun and showers SW4/5/6
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 flooded fields and horse paddocks along Biggar Bank held a single Grey Phalarope and a Water Pipit amongst 10 Rock Pipit.
A check of the sea (0745-0945) revealed 235 Razorbill, 112 Common Scoter, 102 Kittiwake, 6 Guillemot, 4 Red-throated Diver, 2 Gannet and 2 Red-breasted Merganser.
Grounded Migrants
Early morning thrushes involved a solitary Fieldfare.
Single Hooded Crow and Merlin were the best of the rest.