Thursday, 24 December 2015
Thursday 24t December
Gary had been down the hides on the reserve at Gruinart today and had a good spot of 2 male Green winged Teal and also the American Wigeon drake also present. Other birds seen there included 36 Mallard, 230 Teal, 57 Wigeon,17 Shoveler, a female Goldeneye, 62 Pintail, 27 Curlew, 71 Lapwing, 4 Redshank, 3 Snipe, 25 Greylag, 15 Whitefronts, 2 Mute and 6 Whoopers. Mandy and Fiona had seen a second winter Glaucous Gull on the pond beside the car park at the Machir Bay this afternoon.