Common Scoter were the main feature of todays Hoylake seawatch. At least 3000 were noted although there were many more were reported from Hilbre. A female Goldeneye flew east at high water and 27 Great crested grebe were also offshore. 3 Red -throated Diver were also recorded.
The two Twite were still associating with the Linnet flock in the Lighthouse horse paddocks this afternoon.
Waders were abundant today allowing several photo opportunities. As the tide began to ebb it was interesting to watch a crow heading out across the sea to join the gulls on a distant sandbank.emerging from the tide. Learnt behaviour ?