Water Pipits remain

4th March 2022 – sunny spells NE1/2
At least 2 Water Pipit were amongst 42 Rock Pipit feeding in the flooded fields in the vicinity of Biggar at high tide.
Observations over the sea revealed just 23 Great Crested Grebe, 19 Red-breasted Merganser, 16 Common Scoter,10 Shag and 9 Red-throated Diver.
Wildfowl and Waders
The female Scaup remains and the Brent Goose flock held 289 light-bellied birds. Waders included 900 Golden Plover, 65 Snipe, 20 Purple Sandpiper and 4 Greenshank
A flock of 55 Twite were logged and a Peregrine was the best of the rest.