Saturday 4th February 2017

Another spring-like day, seabirds included 18 Eiders, 2 Long-tailed Ducks, 2 Goldeneye, 14 Red-breasted Mergansers, 5 Red-throated Divers, 2 Black-throated Divers, 1 Great Northern Diver, 3 Great Crested Grebes, 2 Red-necked Grebes, and 3 Slavonian Grebes. Also of interest was a Water Rail calling, 2 Cetti's Warblers, a Merlin near the Golf Course, 33 Snow Buntings at the west end of Holme Beach, and a Kingfisher at Thornham Harbour.