Saturday 13 January 2024

Saturday 13th January

The juvenile Spoonbill again roosted on Finger Point, with counts from the estuary at high tide including c2000 Dunlin, 261 Dark and a Pale-bellied Brent Geese, 208 Teal, 191 Curlew, 162 Redshank, 148 Grey and 19 Ringed Plover, 147 Bar-tailed Godwit, 120 Knot, 97 Shelduck, 50 Wigeon, 18 Sanderling, the nine Eider and a Red-breasted Merganser.

Elsewhere 15 Great Crested Grebe, three Red-throated and two Great Northern Diver were offshore, a Jack Snipe was in Greenland Lake, the Cetti's Warbler was calling from brambles near Dead Dolphin Wood, two pairs of Shoveler were on the Main Pond and 11 Long-tailed Tit were in an isolated willow on Warren Point.

Year list addition:

Pale-bellied Brent Goose

Other Wildlife: A Harbour Porpoise was offshore.

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