Thursday 4 January 2018

Thursday 4th January

The continuing windy conditions provided more early morning seawatching with four Great Skua heading south in an hour along with 498 Gannet, 276 Kittiwake, 165 Guillemot, eight Great Northern and seven Red-throated Diver; another four Great Northern Diver were off John's Watch.

 Great Northern Diver - Alan Keatley
Elsewhere the Cetti's Warbler made a surprise reappearance at the Main Pond and counts from the estuary included 1200 Oystercatcher, 240 Brent Geese, 131 Grey Plover, 107 Knot, 45 Turnstone, 40 Sanderling and three Goldeneye.
Wildlife News: A queen Buff-tailed Bumblebee was around the Boathouse.

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