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Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Splash Point and S'ford Head 5/3/13

A great seawatch this morning between 6.15-9.45am. Brents are now finally starting to move, and with south-easterlies forecast all week there could be a mass movement .....hopefully!!

Totals are:

Brent Geese - 783
Goldeneye - 2 - both females - only me 3rd record for Splash.
Barnacle Goose - 1 - my 1st record for Splash.
Curlew - 57
Common Scoter - 86
Mallard - 3
Teal - 27
Wigeon - 13
Pintail - 2
Red-breasted Merganser - 8
Shelduck - 4
Red-throated Diver - 74
Gannet - 8+
Mediterranean Gull - 7
Auk sp. - 16
Skylark - 3 in

A quick walk on Seaford Head after produced only a couple of Meadow Pipits flying north. The nest boxes were getting some attention already.



Brent Geese past Splash Point

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