Sunday, 6 November 2011

6th November 2011

A rewarding seawatch between 07.00 - 11.00 produced the following all going north:

Brent Goose 110
Shelduck 420
Wigeon 570
Gadwall 3
Teal 310
Mallard 9
Pintail 18
Shoveler 1 South
Pochard 7
Eider 59
Long-tailed Duck 1
Common Scoter 26
Velvet Scoter 4
Goldeneye 7
Red-breasted Merganser 16
Red-throated Diver c20 mostly north
Gannet c50+
Great Crested Grebe 1 South
Oystercatcher 1 South
Avocet 2
Lapwing 8
Knot 35
Sanderling 2
Dunlin 275
Common Snipe 1
Bar-tailed Godwit 1
Curlew 3
Great Skua 1 South
Black-headed Gull c30
Little Gull 3-4 feeding well off shore
Common Gull c5
Herring Gull
Greater Black-backed Gull 3
Kittiwake c10
Common Tern 1
Guillemot c5
Little Auk 2
Snow Bunting 16 South

There was also a Blackcap in the garden and a walk along the beach to Caister produced another Little Auk and an Arctic Tern.

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