Great Spotted Woodpecker brings up the first 100

22nd January 2022 – overcast/drizzle at times W2
Early morning observations over the sea (0830-0930) produced 105 Common Scoter, 20 Red-throated Diver, 15 Red-breasted Merganser, 5 Kittiwake, 2 Razorbill and a Guillemot.
The Buzzard and Hooded Crow continue to linger and a Great Spotted Woodpecker amongst 5 Tree Sparrow, 4 Jay and 2 Long-tailed Tit brought up the first 100 species for the year.
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Another trip off the island produced the long-staying Spoonbill on the Duddon Estuary at Dunnerholme.