Walk Report – 10th February

6 enthusiastic birders turned up at Vale Pond car park on a wet Thursday morning. We walked along the footpath skirting the bay for an hour but when the wind started getting up and the rain became heavy it was decided to turn back and we ended the morning with a short visit to the Vale Pond hide.

In total 29 species were recorded as follows:-
Barnacle Goose,    Black-headed Gull,    Blackbird,    Carrion Crow,    Coot,    Cormorant,    Curlew,  Dunnock, Goldfinch,    Grey Heron,    Herring Gull,    House Sparrow,    Kestrel, Little Egret, Little Grebe, Magpie, Mallard, Moorhen,    Oystercatcher,    Pied Wagtail,    Redshank, Robin,    Shelduck, Snipe,    Starling,    Stock Dove,    Stonechat,    Turnstone, Woodpigeon.