Sunday 19 November 2023

Sunday 19th November

An hour 15 m sea watch first thing saw some S passage with 367 Kittiwake, 284 Razorbill and 114 Gannet the main counts along with seven Guillemot, two Great Northern and a Red-throated Diver, a Fulmar and a Wigeon.

Counts from the estuary included 1805 Dunlin, 1291 Wigeon, 938 Oystercatcher, 367 Dark and 22 Pale bellied Brent Geese, with 13 juv Dark-bellied, 229 Redshank, 166 Curlew, 165 Teal, 108 Bar-tailed Godwit, 82 Grey and 35 Ringed Plover, 77 Snipe, 75 Shelduck, 66 Common and two Mediterranean Gull, 47 Knot, 14 Sanderling, 14 Greenshank and a Little Grebe.

Elsewhere two Water Pipit were in the saltmarsh (no access),  two Redwing flew through ahead of a squall and just two Chiffchaff and two Goldcrest could be found in the blown out scrub. 

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