Water Pipit still in residence

27th November 2020 – overcast E2
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 Water Pipit was again in the flooded horse paddocks at Biggar.
A check of the sea (0800-0900) revealed 45 Common Scoter, 21 Red-throated Diver, 19 Razorbill, 12 Red-breasted Merganser, 4 Shag and 4 Guillemot.
Grounded Migrants
Only evidenced by 5 Fieldfare.
Diurnal Migration
A group of 10 Whooper Swan headed south.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock held 400 birds and 10 Greenshank were logged.
Merlin and Water Rail were the best of the rest.