Black Guillemot and Yellow Wagtail

23rd April 2021 – bright and sunny ESE2
Please note that South Walney Nature Reserve is open though the hides and visitor centre remain closed to comply with social distancing measures, please remember the rule of six.
Early morning sightings (0700-0800) included: 107 Sandwich Tern, 100 Common Scoter, 29 Gannet, 27 Razorbill, 8 Guillemot, 6 Red-throated Diver, 2 Manx Shearwater and single Black Guillemot, Puffin, Little Tern and Arctic Tern.
Grounded Migrants
Limited to 22 Wheatear.
Diurnal Migration
A Yellow Wagtail was logged and 100 Pink-footed Geese flew north.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 60 Whimbrel and a Greenshank.
The Hooded Crow continues in residence, though mobile and 4 Twite and a Merlin remain.