Wednesday 2 April 2014

Wednesday 2nd April

A Velvet Scoter was offshore with 50+ Sandwich Tern, 30+ Common Scoter and four Red-throated Diver. Counts from the estuary included 31 Dark-bellied and the Pale-bellied Brent Geese, 20 Turnstone, 14 Redshank, 14 Sanderling, four Ringed Plover, three Knot, a Bar-tailed Godwit and a Grey Plover. Elsewhere the second winter Glaucous Gull was again around the estuary mouth, a late Snipe was in Greenland Lake and an evening count saw 4480+ Herring Gull fly out of the estuary to roost offshore.

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