The bitter easterly continues. This evening checking weather data for the Southeast temperatures recorded are about 2.4 C lower at 7 pm than for the same time yesterday.
The days have been sunny and above freezing out of the wind, at Combe Haven yesterday Blue and Great tits were in song along a sheltered stretch. On exposed areas several Stonechats as well as a big feeding mass of Fieldfares and Starlings on unimproved pasture. Pintails, Wigeons and Shovelers floated between reedmace thickets and a Mute Swan tested the strength of a sheet of ice.
A few Common Gulls passed offshore this morning, otherwise no passage recorded recently.