Water Pipits reappear

24th February 2024 – overcast/rain then showers V1
A check of the sea produced 20 Common Scoter, 17 Shag, 11 Red-breasted Merganser and single Great Northern Diver and Red-throated Diver.
Diurnal Migration
A total of 445 Pink-footed Geese moved through.
Wildfowl and Waders
A Goosander was the pick of the wildfowl while waders included 1,000 Golden Plover and 12 Greenshank.
A total of 73 species were logged with at least 12 Water Pipit amongst 20 Rock Pipit the highlights while the long-staying Hooded Crow and 60 Twite were also seen. Raptors involved Buzzard, Merlin, Peregrine, Sparrowhawk and Barn Owl.