Scaup still in residence

1st March 2022 – bright and frosty NE1
Observations over the calm sea (0700-0800) revealed just 25 Common Scoter, 17 Red-throated Diver and 12 Red-breasted Merganser amongst 150 Eider.
Diurnal Migration
A skein of 90 Pink-footed Geese moved through along with a Siskin.
Grounded Migrants
Ten Redwing were seen.
Wildfowl and Waders
The female Scaup remains and waders included 22 Purple Sandpiper and 3 Greenshank.
Single Hooded Crow, Merlin and Barn Owl were the best of the rest.
A Dotted Border was the first moth of 2022.