27th January 2019

A Chiffchaff was the Gap today, while long-stayers include the Velvet Scoter, the Long-tailed Duck, up to two Great Northern Divers, and good numbers of Red-throated Divers in the Brigg / bay area. On 26th, 110 Pink-footed Geese went north up the coast, while a total of three Grey Wagtails were in the town area on 25th, when 34 Pink-feet were west of the Dams, 22 Teal were in the bay and a Woodcock was on Carr Naze. 

Great Northern Diver, Brigg (Mark Pearson)

A pair of Mute Swans, a pair of Shoveler, the Australasian x Common Shelduck (and both of the latter) and small numbers of Lapwing and Curlew have been at the Dams on most recent days.