Two Kingfishers, and Jackdaws darken the sky…..

The light breeze drifting round again, starting NW and ending SE. A misty start, but the sun broke through by mid morning. After that high cloud with some sunshine.

South shore - mid morning towards high water
Pale-bellied Brent Geese 42 on Red Nab they remained over high water. Today's tide was 8.9m tomorrow is 9.0m, with a fresher west wind forecast, they will only remain over the tide tomorrow if there is minimal disturbance at high water.  
Shelduck 52
Wigeon c200
Song Thrush 1 on saltmarsh 
Rock Pipit 1 - only the waterfall bird heard today
Shag 1 juvenile in the harbour
Two Cormorants, the rear bird is a mature adult in breeding plumage.
The younger bird in front is just developing its breeding plumage 

It will be a few more years before this juvenile Shag sports its breeding plumage.

Kingfisher 2 - on the way out this male was feeding on Red Nab
Male Kingfisher with a fully black bill
On my return from the harbour, this female was fishing
Female Kingfisher with red at the base of the bill
At that point they were both around, this one (male I think but the light was difficult) managed to catch a common goby