Hooded Crow and Black Guillemot

6th December 2022 – early frost/sunny spells/calm
A couple of checks of the sea produced 5800 Eider, 28 Shag, 22 Red-throated Diver, 22 Red-breasted Merganser, 15 Common Scoter, 10 Great Crested Grebe and single Black Guillemot and Guillemot.
Grounded Migrants
Grounded thrushes involved single Fieldfare and Redwing.
Diurnal Migration
A few birds were on the move with 82 Pink-footed Geese, 18 Whooper Swan and a Siskin logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
Wildfowl included 9 Goldeneye and 2 Shoveler while 9 Greenshank were the pick of the waders.
The Hooded Crow remains and 2 Merlin and 2 Water Rail were the best of the rest.