Sunday 17 January 2016

Sunday 17th January

The drake Velvet Scoter remained offshore with 16 Common Scoter, 11 Great Northern and seven Red-throated Diver, 18 Great-crested and a Slavonian Grebe; three Shoveler and a Pale-bellied Brent Goose also flew into the estuary from offshore. Counts from the estuary included 719 Oystercatcher, 530 Dunlin, 167 Grey Plover, 166 Bar-tailed Godwit, 54 Shelduck, 11 Wigeon and three Greenshank. Elsewhere two Treecreeper are now in the Entrance Bushes and the pair of Gadwall remain on the Main Pond.

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