A quiet day

5th December 2020 – early rain clearing NE3
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.
Early morning observations (0830-0930) revealed 28 Common Scoter, 21 Razorbill, 15 Red-throated Diver, 4 Pintail and a Shoveler.
Diurnal Migration
A total of 16 Pink-footed Geese were logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 5000 Knot.
Two Water Rail and single Merlin and Peregrine were the best of the rest.