Friday, 14 December 2018

14th December 2018

Weather: SE  2-3  poor visibility with mist around the estuary and a temperature of -1
 A pair of Teal were at the North End along with the Eider and 300 Knot flew past going east.

Seven Great Crested Grebe were on the sea and 9 Shelduck flew up the Swash, there were 254 Brent Geese around the islands along with 684 Cormorant. There was again a Rock Pipit at the North End, 3 Skylark flew together over the island and the usual robin, wren and Dunnock were about.
Two Little Egret flew west between the islands and a single Grey Heron was present. Waders were in quite low numbers and were disturbed from feeding in the Gutter by an unsuccessful but persistent Peregrine.
 photos AS

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