18th March 2019

Mainly as you were locally over recent days, with most of the notable activity in the northern bay – up to three Great Northern Divers, the Long-tailed Duck, up to four Great Crested Grebes, up to 25 Red-throated Divers, a Velvet Scoter, three Common Scoters and good numbers of auks are present, with an immature Mute Swan yesterday and today.

Mute Swan, Dams (Mark Pearson)

Three Snow Buntings were on Carr Naze up to 16th at least, up to 25 Purple Sandpipers and 22 Ringed Plovers are on the Brigg, two Shelducks and the hybrid are still at the Dams, where a pair of Mute Swans are commuting to and from East Lea, the Mandarin and Kingfisher are still at Primrose Valley main lake.