A visit on the train today coinciding with dropping high tide. 8 Eider (2 2cy M, 6 F/Imm) in behind the Warren, 4 Great Northern Divers and 6+ Great Crested Grebe on the sea. Also 3-4 Gannets.

Waders included 500+ Dunlin, 37+ Grey Plover, 20 Knot, 8+ Barwit, 250+ Blackwit, 10 Ringed Plover, 20 Turnstone & 6 Sanderling. Only 3 Curlew and 6 Redshank seen.

200+ DB Brent Geese, 20+ Teal also in the creek. Also 45+ Common Gull, mostly in the Creek but some out at sea. Little Grebe and 2 (Pair) Shoveler on the pool.

Imm Peregrine with a Dunlin & Sparrowhawk. 6+ Skylark, 4 Meadow Pipit & 3 Stonechat on the land. Not much more.

Pair of Red-breasted Mergansers from train at Starcross.