Sunday 29 January 2023

Sunday 29th January

The two juvenile Spoonbill were on Finger Point at high tide with 150 Teal, 82 Dark-bellied Brent Geese, 57 Turnstone, 55 Redshank, 50 Shelduck, 27 Ringed Plover, 11 Wigeon, five Greenshank, three Avocet and single Black-tailed Godwit and Kingfisher also in the estuary. A Sparrowhawk was the only disturbance on today's tide.

Elsewhere a welcome increase to 17 Red-throated Diver offshore, with 80 auk sp., 28 Great Crested Grebe, 10 Common Scoter, six Red-breasted Merganser and the two immature male Eider, whilst two Shoveler, two Water Rail and two Little Grebe on the Main Pond, single Chiffchaff and Goldcrest in the bushes and two Rook and a Grey Wagtail overhead.

Wildlife News: The three Grey and single Common Seal were in the estuary.

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