Weather : S force 1, frost
At least 1794 Cormorants came out of the estuary this morning, later 3,500 Oystercatchers were on the Salisbury bank to the west, while 198 Brent geese were counted around the island. A large flock of 332 Bar-tailed Godwits flew from the south west and then alighted on the north shore. Two Little Egrets fed on the shore. Wintering birds include 6 Wrens, 3 Dunnocks, 4 Robins and 3 Blackbirds (one male, 2 females).