First Gannet of the year

30th January 2022 – bright start/calm then overcast SSW4
Early morning observations (0800-0900) over the sea revealed 59 Red-throated Diver, 34 Common Scoter, 26 Red-breasted Merganser, 14 Razorbill, 10 Shag, 2 Guillemot and the first Gannet of the year.
Diurnal Migration
A skein of 190 Pink-footed Geese headed north.
Two Water Rail were seen and the single Buzzard and Barn Owl remain.