More Water Pipits

14th November 2020 – overcast/rain at times SE4
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.
Two Water Pipits were amongst Rock Pipits in the flooded roadside horse paddocks at Biggar.
A check of the sea revealed 18 Shag and 16 Common Scoter.
Grounded Migrants
Early morning thrushes involved single Fieldfare and Mistle Thrush.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock contained 398 pale-bellied birds and additional wildfowl included 5 Shoveler and 3 Goosander. Waders included 9250 Oystercatcher, 3000 Knot, 10 Greenshank and a Black-tailed Godwit.
Two Merlin and 12 Twite were the best of the rest.