Purple Sandpiper and Puffin

12th April 2021 – bright and frosty/calm
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 120 Common Scoter, 54 Sandwich Tern, 20 Red-throated Diver, 12 Razorbill, 9 Gannet and a Puffin.
Grounded Migrants
Only a solitary Wheatear was logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
Two Purple Sandpiper were amongst 140 Turnstone.
Breeding Birds
Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler and Blackcap are now all staking out territories.