A grey day

It was one of those days when it never seemed to get light. Gentle southerly wind with low cloud/mist all day.

Report from Pete(C)

A visit in this morning’s anticyclonic gloom:

Near Naze / Helipad

2 Rock Pipit 

and Richard Du Feu reading Knot colour-rings

Not just Knot. This picture by Richard.
An Icelandic ringed Oystercatcher.


Red Nab

1 Rock Pipit

290 Wigeon


Wooden Jetty

63 Cormorant and 1 Grey Heron at high tide


South Harbour Wall

3 Rock Pipit 

3 Whooper Swan (flying south offshore)


South shore high water (MD)

Not as many waders close to the saltmarsh as yesterday.

Lapwing 190

Dunlin c500

Knot 80+

Redshank c50  (including the one legged bird, feeding with others)

Grey Plover 20

Pink-Footed goose 12 low (to be under the cloud) 09:45