Mediterranean Gull - one 2cy on mudflats in front of rising tide, out from Ocean Edge foreshore 08:30
Wheatear - at least 2 mature males between saltmarsh and Red Nab
Skylark - 1 flushed by someone walking on saltmarsh. It flew high before floating down to the foreshore, singing all the way. A song that used to be a summer feature of this area (sorely missed).
Rock Pipits 2
Meadow pipits - numbers flying north incresed to c60/hour by 09:00. At least 50 were in the field west of the road to the recycling centre.
Redwing - one middleton Nr
Buzzard 2 again circling the highest trees between the recycling centre road and Middleton Nature Reserve
Greylag goose 2, unusually on the main pond at Middleton Nature Reserve (first of year), accompanied by
Canada goose 3
Shaun reported 29 out from the children's play area on the flooding tide
By 10:00 on the ebbing tide the water was shallow enough for them to take advantage of the gut weed which is still plentiful between the closest inshore rocks.