Friday 21 February 2020

Friday 21st February

Numbers over the evening tide were limited with many waders remaining on the uncovered sandbars elsewhere in the estuary. Counts included 568 Oystercatcher, 161 Brent Geese, 153 Common and two Mediterranean Gull, 84 Knot, 73 Redshank, 51 Grey Plover, 42 Shelduck, 26 Sanderling, 12 Teal, five Greenshank, three Goldeneye and the Slavonian Grebe.

Elsewhere a drake Shoveler was on the Main Pond and 11 Great-crested Grebe were offshore.

Wildlife News: Two Grey Seal were on the mussel barge. 

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