On the sea: 1 Red-necked Grebe (in Elberry Cove), 2 Slavonian Grebes (one Broadsands Bay one Elberry Cove), 5 Black-necked Grebes, 86 Great Crested Grebes the cold weather further north  is obviously forcing birds off frozen inland lakes, 4 Great northern Divers and 3 Shelduck.

Slavonian Grebe Broadsands Torbay 21 Jan 2015 ML 

Photo above Slavonian Grebe                                              Click on image above for video link.

The marsh is very quiet now with just 1 Chiffchaff and 1-2 Goldcrest noted over the last few days, the very cold week has either moved on or killed off the crests and Yellow-browed Warbler.  

Posted January 21st, 2015 at 10:09 am by Mike Langman in Bird News