First Gannet of the year

1st February 2024 – sunny spells W3/5
A check of the sea (0745-0845) produced 85 Common Scoter, 14 Red-breasted Merganser, 11 Red-throated Diver, 6 Shag and the first Gannet of the year.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 6 Greenshank and Light-bellied Brent Geese were widespread.
The long-staying Hooded Crow and 60 Twite were the best of the rest.
Other sightings
A gathering of 60 Grey Seal were seen.