Record numbers of Pintail

10th December 2022 – cold and frosty/murk with a light dusting of snow NE1/2
Grounded Migrants
Three Goldcrest were perhaps attempting to overwinter – an unusual event on the island.
Diurnal Migration
Seven Whooper Swan moved through.
Wildfowl and Waders
The cold weather influx of Pintail continues to build with a record 1,060 birds logged. A Jack Snipe was the pick of the waders.
The Hooded Crow continues its residency and 53 Little Egret, 3 Peregrine, 2 Water Rail and a Merlin were the best of the rest.