Marina note

108_1165.JPGThe indomitable spirit and strength of nature evinced in the Brent Geese flying swiftly up-Channel into a freezing Northeasterly and snow this morning.

Marina and Pier 8-12.50 Cold ENE gusting wind 7/8ths. Light snow setting in. Passage up-Channel of;-

Brent Goose 1,470, Pintail 3, Gadwall 2, Teal 81, Shoveler 8, Eider 2 drakes, Scoter 18, Shelduck 5, Red-throated Diver 3, Great-crested Grebe 10, Fulmar 3, Cormorant 2, Common Gull 13, Black-headed Gull 7, Lesser Black-backed Gull 3, Herring Gull 96, Great Black-backed Gull 6, Sandwich Tern 6, Avocet 1, Bar-tailed Godwit 2, Dunlin 14, Oystercatcher 1 and Grey Plover 3.

A single Meadow Pipit came in.

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