Velvet Scoters

30th March 2022 – overcast/rain/sleet then showers NE4/5
A check of the sea as the weather relented (1000-1100) was highlighted by 3 Velvet Scoter heading into the bay. Also seen were 41 Common Scoter, 6 Red-breasted Merganser, 5 Razorbill, 5 Sandwich Tern and single Gannet and Red-throated Diver.
Grounded Migrants
Limited to a single Wheatear.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock held 200 light-bellied birds.
The Hooded Crow was the best of the rest.