Visible migration has got a bit more serious this weekend, with hundreds of hirundines and Meadow Pipits coasting east, accompanied by the occasional Rock Pipit, Tree Pipit and Grey Wagtail.
This morning, flocksÂ totalling 150-200 Wigeon and a few Shoveler were arriving through the mist high over the bay. Some continued south, others went inland andÂ 20 settled on the marsh, where there was alsoÂ 2 f Garganey and a noisy party of 12 Bearded Tits. Several Little Egrets were in circulation and a m Marsh Harrier was quartering the level.
2 Bar-tailed Godwits and just a single Ringed Plover were with the Curlews on the moorlog, while beyond on the sea were 4 Eider, 6 Common Scoter and 2 Arctic Skuas > W.Â