Hooded Crow still in residence

9th April 2021 – bright and sunny N2
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 130 Sandwich Tern, 87 Common Scoter, 24 Manx Shearwater, 20 Razorbill, 12 Gannet and 8 Red-throated Diver.
Grounded Migrants
Two Goldcrest and single Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff were all that could be mustered.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock held 140 pale-bellied birds and waders included 2000 Knot, 1500 Dunlin and 1200 Golden Plover.
The long-staying Hooded Crow continues to be recorded.