29th January 2014

A generally quiet few days, the highlights being: today Рthree Blue Fulmars and two Little Gulls flew south this morning; 28th Рa Brambling still favouring a Hunmanby Gap garden; 27th Рsingle Woodcocks on the the Brigg and in off the sea (and into the Top Scrub), 5o Snow Buntings, 135 Skylarks and 11 Rock Pipits in the top fields / Carr Naze area; 26th Рa female Goldeneye on the north of bay, as well as fairly consistent numbers of c70 Wigeon, 10 Eiders, a few Common Scoters there and up to 30 Red-throated Divers along the North Cliff / Brigg area.

Ice=breaking Coot at the Dams (Mark Pearson)

Ice-breaking Coot at the Dams (Mark Pearson)