Hec!! it was cold up there this morning, overcast with a strong easterly and temperature down to 3c but I managed to do the Breeding Bird Survey for the BTO. Definitely not a day for standing still !!
Birds not bad today either
1 Little Grebe
1 Barnacle Goose
1 Pink-footed Goose still there with a few Canadas
1 Common Sandpiper
Several Curlew and Lapwing
c8 Snipe both 'chipping' and 'drumming'
1 male Stonechat by the top small pond
4 Willow Warblers
Several Reed Buntings, Meadow Pipits and a few Skylarks
c35 Swallows on the lower Cold Edge Dam
Cold Ege Road
5 Golden Plover flyovers >E and another 12 in a field just above Nolstar Kennels
c75 Swallows and 2+ Sand Martins but no House Martins with them and certainly no Swifts there yet. (Plenty at Minsmere yesterday I hear)
Pair of Great Crested Grebe