Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Late January 2012

January 31st: A Goosander flew south. A Water Pipit, 4 Woodcocks and 4 Snow Buntings were present.

January 30th: Red-throated Divers numbered 206 and Great Crested Grebes 14.  The best other birds were 2 Pale-bellied Brent Geese and 4 Snow Buntings.

January 29th: A Lapland Bunting went south and a Black-throated Diver north. Around were 4 Pink-footed Geese, a Hooded Crow and a Red-necked Grebe.

January 28th: A Firecrest and a White-fronted Goose were the best birds.

January 27th: Notables were a Hen Harrier, 3000 Golden Plovers, 2 Woodcocks and 11 Bean Geese.

January 26th: A Woodcock was the only bird of note.

January 25th: 400 Pink-footed Geese headed south and 3 Woodcocks were present.

January 24th: 2 Whooper Swans flew west.

January 23rd: Wildfowl included 9 White-fronted Geese northwest, a Pink-footed Goose and a Black Brant. A Hen Harrier and a Water Pipit were noted.

January 22nd: The best birds were 6 Whooper Swans, 3 Pink-footed Geese, 2 Hen Harriers, a Woodcock, a Water Pipit, 40 Corn Buntings and a Black Brant.

January 21st: The only notables were a Whooper Swan and a Black Swan.

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