Saturday 18th February 2017

Seawatching was the focus of interest again today with 3 Scaup, 2 Eider, 310 Long-tailed Ducks, 48 Common Scoters, 9 Velvet Scoters, a Goldeneye, 15 Red-breasted Mergansers, one Black-throated and one Great Northern Diver, 2 Fulmars, 7 Great Crested Grebes, a Guillemot and a Great Skua all recorded during the day. Also of interest were 300 Golden Plovers, 550 Lapwings, a single Siskin over calling, 50 Snow Buntings on the beach and along the river Hun near Redwell Marsh 2 Chiffchaffs were catching insects along the hedge line.