Friday, 10 February 2017

10th February 2017

Weather: NE force 2/3
A prolonged look at the sea found 3 Red-throated Divers, 550 Common Scoters and no less than 50 Great Crested Grebes in addition to the 3 Scaup. Oystercatchers were estimated at 8,200, Curlew numbered 240 with 68 Turnstones and 5 Purple Sandpipers amongst the smaller waders. On the island local birds included 5 Wrens, 4 Robins, a male Blackbird, a Dunnock and a Rock Pipit.

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