Saturday 11 December 2021

Saturday 11th December

Three Siberian Chiffchaff remained in the bushes, with six Chiffchaff and a presumed riphaeus intergrade, also on site 12 Cirl Bunting, 85+ Goldfinch and two Bullfinch, with two Redpoll overhead. Three Shoveler were on the Main Pond with single Teal, Little Grebe and Water Rail.

Siberian Chiffchaff - Dean Hall

Offshore there were nine Great Northern and five Red-throated Diver, 34 Great-crested Grebe, four Guillemot, three Common Scoter, two Red-breasted Merganser and a Razorbill.

Red-breasted Merganser - Dean Hall

Counts from the estuary on a low high tide included 1730 Dunlin, 670 Oystercatcher, 508 Wigeon, 336 Teal, 190 Dark-bellied Brent Geese, 126 Grey and 36 Ringed Plover, 123 Redshank, 110 Bar-tailed Godwit, 90 Knot, 78 Shelduck, 48 Turnstone, 16 Sanderling, nine Red-breasted Merganser and a female Goldeneye.

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