Saturday 8 February 2014

Saturday 8th February

The strong winds saw 180+ Kittiwake, 53 Fulmar and 40+ Gannet south during the morning with two female type Scaup, the first of the year, four Red-throated and a Great Northern Diver. Also offshore there were four Velvet Scoter and another two Great Northern Diver on the sea. Elsewhere counts from the estuary included 217 Bar-tailed Godwit, 185 Grey Plover, 118 Brent Geese, 90+ Great Black-backed Gull, 47 Knot, 33 Sanderling, 19 Teal, 17 Wigeon, 14 Ringed Plover, two Mediterranean Gull and a Goldeneye.

Peregrine © Lee Collins

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