Blocking northerly continues

6th April 2021 – bright and sunny, snow showers later N4/5/6
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.
Observations over the sea (0730-0830) produced 72 Sandwich Tern, 33 Gannet, 15 Red-breasted Merganser, 10 Razorbill, 3 Red-throated Diver and single Common Scoter and Guillemot.
Grounded Migrants
Limited to a Goldcrest.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 100 Golden Plover while 2 Shoveler were amongst 20 Teal.
The long-staying Hooded Crow put in another appearance.