Tuesday 15 January 2019

15th January 2019

Weather: WSW  2   good visibility

 The highlight of the morning was the spectacle of at least 5,000 Knot flying passed the Obs garden after tide, some stayed and performed for a few minutes, going up and down the Gutter.
There was a good count of 124 Redshank but only 2 Purple Sandpiper, other waders included 280 Dunlin, 78 Turnstone and 97 Curlew.
The 219 Brent Geese included 7PBY, 3 GreyHeron were west of Little Eye and the 2 Eider still about the islands.
The only notable passerines were 12 Linnet and a Rock Pipit.
A single Celandine flower was showing.

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