Weather: ESE force 3 mist around the estuary on a pre-tide visit.
Milder overnight although the icicles still hang from the cliffs.
Also seen on the sea were 5 Great Crested Grebes, a pair of Red-breasted Mergansers and 200 Common Scoters.
Brent and waders were hard to count at the very low tide this morning but noted were about 20 each of Grey Plovers and Bar-tailed Godwits, and 2 Purple Sandpipers.
Passerines were scarce, 3 Song Thrushes (one was ringed today), 2 Blackbirds, 8 Meadow Pipits, 2 Robins, 3 Wrens and a Dunnock.
Ringed: 1 Song Thrush [ 8-5 ]
photo AEH & CJ