Pied Fly - Puigderos Majorca Sept 2017

04 January, 2017

Received  a report of 2 Long-tailed Duck flying east past Poole Place at 14:53 (OM)

Happy new year to all, first visit out for me this year, nothing of any note but good numbers of wildfowl on the big pool.

Gadwall - c.75
Teal - 42
Wigeon - 23
Tufted Duck - 2
Water Rail - 1
Grey Heron - 1
Snipe - 4
Redwing - 65
Fieldfare - 40
Chiffchaff  - 4
Goldcrest - 1
Meadow Pipit - 1
Stonechat - 3
Bullfinch - 3
Yellowhammer - 1
Pied Wagtail - 7

Onto Climping beach from 13:30 were there was hundreds if not thousands of Gulls, Gannets feeding distantly offshore with loads of distant Auks sp moving mainly east.

Red-throated Diver - 1w 1 on sea
Common Scoter - 5w
Great-crested Grebe - 6 os
Red-breasted Merganser - 2w 1e 2 os
Med Gull - c.45 back fields
Sanderling - c.55
Turnstone - c.75
Oystercatcher - 5w
Kestrel - 1
Goldcrest - 3