Date Details Sitename
Tuesday 12 Jan

TM1631 12:00 to 16:00, cold sunny Temperature 3c
350 Brent Goose (150 flooded fields interchange with estuary where further 200 birds counted) 100 Wigeon (minimum) 90 Shelduck (minimum) 2 Red-breasted Merganser (offshore) 7 Goldeneye (long way off shore) 1 Grey Heron (floods) 200 Teal (minimum (good numbers on floods)) 30 Mallard 2 Shoveler 55 Grey Plover (minimum) 65 Redshank (minimum - good numbers on flood) 150 Black-tailed Godwit 35 Bar-tailed Godwit 45 Curlew 100 Knot 200 Dunlin 2 Sanderling 35 Oystercatcher 3 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 1 Sparrowhawk 3 Collared Dove 45 Goldfinch 35 Linnet 4 Bullfinch (Annoyingly elusive) 20 Chaffinch 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Green Woodpecker 2 Barn Owl 1 Little Owl 1 Robin 3 Wren (not as many !) 10 Dunnock (showing really well) 2 Song Thrush 25 Redwing (very mobile) 1 Fieldfare (not many seen) 2 Goldcrest 1 Blue Tit (lots around feeds and along access track) 1 Great Tit 16 Long-tailed Tit (two groups) 1 Chiffchaff ((tristis)? did not hang about long enough for photo, Initial ID by frequent contact call ) 1 Moorhen 1 Snipe (probably a lot more given the flooded grazing fields) 3 Little Egret [Malcolm Riddler]

TM1631 12:00 to 16:00, cold sunny Temperature 3c
350 Brent Goose (150 flooded fields interchange with estuary where further 200 birds counted) 100 Wigeon (minimum) 90 Shelduck (minimum) 2 Red-breasted Merganser (offshore) 7 Goldeneye (long way off shore) 1 Grey Heron (floods) 200 Teal (minimum (good numbers on floods)) 30 Mallard 2 Shoveler 55 Grey Plover (minimum) 65 Redshank (minimum - good numbers on flood) 150 Black-tailed Godwit 35 Bar-tailed Godwit 45 Curlew 100 Knot 200 Dunlin 2 Sanderling 35 Oystercatcher 3 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 1 Sparrowhawk 3 Collared Dove 45 Goldfinch 35 Linnet 4 Bullfinch (Annoyingly elusive) 20 Chaffinch 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Green Woodpecker 2 Barn Owl 1 Little Owl 1 Robin 3 Wren (not as many !) 10 Dunnock (showing really well) 2 Song Thrush 25 Redwing (very mobile) 1 Fieldfare (not many seen) 2 Goldcrest 1 Blue Tit (lots around feeds and along access track) 1 Great Tit 16 Long-tailed Tit (two groups) 1 Chiffchaff ((tristis)? did not hang about long enough for photo, Initial ID by frequent contact call ) 1 Moorhen 1 Snipe (probably a lot more given the flooded grazing fields) 3 Little Egret [Malcolm Riddler]

TM1631