Water Pipits reappear with the high tides

4th January 2022 – bright and sunny NNW4/5
At least 2 Water Pipit were amongst 19 Rock Pipit feeding in the flooded fields in the vicinity of Biggar over the high tide.
Still quiet over the sea with just 9 Common Scoter, 4 Shag and 3 Red-throated Diver logged.
Grounded Migrants
Thrushes involved 6 Redwing and single Fieldfare and Mistle Thrush.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 160 Turnstone, 24 Purple Sandpiper and single Black-tailed Godwit, Greenshank and Jack Snipe.
A total of 80 species were recorded and additional sightings included 15 Long-tailed Tit, 12 Twite, 4 Jay, 2 Tree Sparrow and single Barn Owl, Hooded Crow and Peregrine.