A bit better variety01/12/2019
Low tide channels viewed from Knowlys Road
Great Crested Grebe 19
Goosander 1 (redhead)
Goldeneye 1 drake
Mediterranean gulls 2 adult – 1 flew in high behind ferry and was joined by a second bird (Czech ringed?) in the harbour.
Red-throated diver 1 – distant
Rock Pipit 1 near waterfall
Nothing of note along south wall or outflows
Middleton Nature Reserve
gadwall/wigeon hybrid – better views today now reveal that this is what yesterday’s “wigeon” was.
Shoveler 1 male
Redwing at least 40 grounded, pretty much everywhere on the reserve, but the two main concentrations are near Tim Butler pond and the corner with golf club and Tradebe.