Red-necked Grebe reappears offshore

14th January 2022 – overcast/calm
The overcast skies and calm seas allowed and early morning check over the mouth of Morecambe Bay. Sightings were led by a Red-necked Grebe drifting slowly out of the bay on the ebbing tide but also included 5630 Eider, 103 Common Scoter, 82 Red-throated Diver, 62 Red-breasted Merganser, 43 Shag, 24 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Razorbill and single Guillemot and Kittiwake.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 5000 Knot, 280 Sanderling and 2 Greenshank.
Single Hooded Crow and Peregrine were the best of the rest.