Light overnight freezing leaving open water partly ice covered, then a largely sunny day.
I knew it was going to be a good day when I shared my breakfast with my first garden Blackcap this winter (MD)
Pale-bellied Brent goose - Pete Crooks recorded 32 flying in to Heysham village bay. These are some of them in the skeer corner. Photograhed from sea wall by Kevin Eaves.
Eider 45 in low tide channel, but unfortunately the Shag didn't make an appearance today.
Middleton Nature Reserve mid morning.
Mute 7 adult + 5 juv
Coot 2 together
Tufted 2 male
Little grebe 2 together
Water Rail 2
Great White Egret - two sightings, both flying east 10:50 and 11:00, almost certainly two different birds
Grey Wagtail - record just received of sighting from Yeovil (see scheme detailed to right). This is the second most distant record