Huge numbers of geese in the sunshine around the local area today. Canada, Greylag and Pink-footed Geese can be seen feeding in the fields and flying around the reserve.
6 Barnacle Geese were in front of the Saltcot Merse Observatory yesterday, no sign of them yet this morning but we have had reports of more arriving over Budle Bay in the past few days.
Lapwing and Snipe are still enjoying the muddy margins of the Folly Pond and there are lots of Butterflies and Dragonflies on site; a Migrant Hawker was seen yesterday.
High Tide: 17:15, 8.0m
10am - 5pm every day except Christmas Day
Around the reserve:
Whooper Swan 1
Mute Swan 22
Canada Goose 123
Tufted Duck 1
Mute Swan 2
Longhorn Cattle 2
Saltcot Merse Observatory
Hebridean Sheep 12
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