Scaup 1 female
Red-Throated Diver 1
Red-Breasted Merganser 4
Middleton Nature Reserve
All the ponds were virtually ice free this morning, but the number and variety of ducks was reduced.
Gadwall 30 - no sign of possible hybrid bird.
Water Rail 2
Little grebe 1
This individual lingering much later than in recent years.
Still at least 20 Redwing plus 10 Blackbird feeding on hawthorn