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3rd February 2024 – drizzle then sunny spells W3/4
A check of the sea (0745-0845) produced 85 Common Scoter, 20 Red-throated Diver, 14 Red-breasted Merganser, 6 Shag and a Goldeneye.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 3000 Knot, 700 Lapwing, 650 Golden Plover, 12 Woodcock and a Jack Snipe and at least 208 light-bellied Brent Geese remain widely spread across the island.
A Kingfisher was the pick of the sightings while the long-staying Hooded Crow and a Water Rail were the best of the rest.