Wednesday 18th January 2017

The Ferruginous Duck was in its usual place on the south side of Broadwater, and a drake Common Scoter was also on the bank near the waters edge. A Waxwing was feeding on Rosehips briefly near the Dowson Hide at the west end of the reserve. On the sea there was plenty of activity including 2 Eiders, 2 Long-tailed Ducks, 28 Red-breasted Mergansers, 6 Red-throated Divers, 2 Black-throated Divers, 3 Great Northern Divers, 1 Fulmar, 7 Great Crested Grebes, 2 Red-necked Grebes, 4 Slavonian Grebes, 5 Razorbills, and 2 Guillemots. A Peregrine was hunting the marsh.