Tuesday 3 November 2020

A solitary Sandwich is the only leftover

The wind had reduced to just a stiff breeze, starting off just south of west ending up nearer NW. some heavy showers

South shore - mid morning
Sandwich Tern 1 first winter seen briefly between the outflows, late reports from yesterday show it was feeding on the outflows for most of the day, but very mobile. No other remnants of the storm were seen.
Wigeon 96 counted in channels next to outflows on rising tide
Rock Pipit 1 Red Nab
This picture from Janet is actually from Sunday - same location.
There are routinely up to three on Red Nab

Middleton Nature Reserve - mid afternoon
Mute Swan 2+1+1 adult 3+1 cygnet
Coot 7
Moorhen 7
Gadwall 19
Shoveller 2
Teal 4
Little grebe 3
Water Rail 2
Common Snipe 1
Cetti's Warbler 1 singing was the only warbler heard