Friday, 16 January 2015

16th January 2015

Weather : WNW force 3/4, later NW 5, squalls of sleet, heavy after 12.00hrs
A flock of 134 Wigeon flew in from the north west and went on down the estuary, previously groups of 2 and 6 had also been seen. A new record of 2,224 Cormorants were exiting the estuary this morning. Six Linnets were at Little Eye. A previously ringed Rock Pipit was noted, a Wren on Middle with at least 4 others on the main island, likewise a Robin on Middle, and 5 others present. Four Purple Sandpipers and 160 Turnstones were logged also a Guillemot, a Common Scoter and a male Peregrine.

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