The day started at 7 am at Pett Pools, it was -2, the marsh was completely covered in frost and ice was forming around the edges of the pools. There were still 50 W.F.Geese, on the marsh along with the usual Canadian and G.L.Geese . A Marsh Harrier ( cream head) was hunting over the pools and putting all Lapwings up. An adult Med Gull was on the marsh at the Winchelsea end. I left around 8.30am and went to Scotney where there were also large numbers of geese ,300 G.L.Geese, 80,W.F.Geese and 22 Barnacle Geese along with the blue phase Snow Goose. Two Marsh Harries put in appearance, an adult male and a female. Back at Pett by 12am ,where it was now nearly high tide. In the bay there were 500 Common Scoters and 5 Velvet Scoters 200 G.C.Grebes ,30, R.T.Divers, 2 B.T.Divers which flew west, Brent Geese seem to be starting their long journey north again with 50 moving east along the channel.