Weather; Sunny spells, clouding over mid-afternoon. Wind S F2
500 Dunlin and a Sanderling were on the western groyne this morning with a Greenshank on the sea defences at Meols. A single Whimbrel flew over the Duck pond this afternoon when an adult Mediterranean Gull was on the sand in front of the car park.
A Kingfisher, a Bullfinch and 2 Grey Wagtails were at Lingham bridge.
Overhead passage consisted of 4 Fieldfares this morning but became more obvious in the afternoon when 22 Skylarks, 35 Meadow Pipits, 2 Reed Buntings, 10 Chaffinches and a Jay moved mainly south.
Grounded birds in the lighthouse area consisted of 15 Goldcrests, a Chiffchaff and a single late Wheatear in the area of the groyne. A flock of 20 Long-tailed Tits was on the nature trail. JB, AE, JJ, EW