Velator sandpiper

As I'm new to the area, is my sighting of a Common Sandpiper at Velator, Braunton (28th December) unusual at this time of year? I understand that more are perhaps overwintering here these days.

     

Eds: Small numbers winter on several of our upper estuaries 

Posted January 3rd, 2018 at 11:31 am by Martin Batt in General Birding