Sunday 30 January 2022

Sunday 30th January

The immature male Velvet Scoter remained offshore with 38 Kittiwake, 29 Great-crested Grebe, six Razorbill, three Common Scoter, three Red-throated and a Great Northern Diver.

Counts from the estuary included 1400 Dunlin, 1139 Oystercatcher, 251 Dark-bellied and a Pale-bellied Brent Geese, 286 Teal, 190 Grey and 39 Ringed Plover, 147 Bar-tailed Godwit, 97 Turnstone, 73 Shelduck, 72 Redshank, 27 Wigeon, 17 Sanderling, nine Red-breasted Merganser and six Greenshank.

Elsewhere a Siberian Chiffchaff, three Goldcrest and two Chiffchaff were in the bushes with four Shoveler, three Water Rail and three Little Grebe on the Main Pond. 

Wildlife News: The first butterfly of the year, a Red Admiral  flew over Warren Point towards Exmouth and a Grey Seal was in the estuary.

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