Friday, April 3rd, 2020
The weather consisted of sunny intervals, but also prolonged overcast skies, with a light/moderate westerly wind and temperatures reaching 11 degrees C after a cold start. The previous evening seven flocks of Common Scoter headed over the village from 2227-2249hrs.
Single Eider and Goosander flew south during this morning’s seawatch, whilst an estimated 15-20 Bottlenose Dolphins lingered off the headland. Elsewhere, sightings included a single Pink-footed Goose, the Red-breasted Merganser, three Shelduck, 33 Teal, a Marsh Harrier, 14 Curlew, one Hooded Crow, three Redwing, one Fieldfare, a singing Firecrest, six Goldcrest, 15 Chiffchaffs, four Black Redstarts, a White Wagtail and a singing Corn Bunting.