Migration stalls

4th April 2021 –overcast NW1/2
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.
An early morning check of the sea revealed 1000 Eider, 30 Sandwich Tern, 3 Gannet and a Red-throated Diver.
Grounded Migrants
Conditions were again unconducive to providing many grounded birds with just 4 Goldcrest, 2 Chiffchaff and single Wheatear and Willow Warbler recorded.
Diurnal Migration
The skies provided 130 Pink-footed Goose, 20 Meadow Pipit and 2 Lesser Redpoll.