Wednesday, 5 March 2014

A Day for Ducks

Weather: SW-3, mild and overcast - cooler later

Two Twite still present in horse paddocks west of Lighthouse and showing well. - (AT) and seven migrant Siskin flew east along Hoylake prom early morning.

A sea watch on the flood tide from the Lighthouse, car park bench proved productive. In addition to several Red-throated Divers and Great crested Grebes, Sea duck were clearly on the move. 12 Red-breasted Merganser, 8 Goldeneye, 3 Teal, 2 Pintail, 3 Eider- (2 drakes) and several Common Scoter were all recorded during a half hour stint.



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