Monday, 6 February 2017

6th February 2017

Weather: SE force 1/2 increasing during the morning, cold wind
Snow on the Carnydds as seen from Hilbre this morning (AEH)

Another record count of 306 Brent this morning following on from the 298 recorded on 14th January.
Brent Geese (AEH)
Two male and 2 female Scaup are still close to the island, also today 4 Wigeon swan close to the north east side, while 150 Common Scoter wheeled around in the mid-distance.
Scaup with Brent (CJ)

Wigeon (CJ)
Other observations were scarce with 140 Dunlin flying south, 5 Great Crested Grebes on the sea and 3 Linnets and 3 Robins.

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