14th December

Remaining very cold today in a stiff northeasterly and under mainly overcast skies.

Portland Bill Red-throated Diver 2e 2w, Common Scoter c32etc, Shelduck 2e, Teal 6etc, Merlin 1, Lapwing min200 grounded + c110s/e, Golden Plover min250 grounded, Snipe 5, Jack Snipe 1, Woodcock 1, Black-headed Gull c20etc, Redwing 3, Fieldfare 1, Black Redstart 2, Cetti's Warbler 2, Snow Bunting 1n.

Reap Lane Great White Egret 1, Green Sandpiper 1, Blackcap 1.

Blacknor Black Redstart 2.

Verne Common Siberian Chiffchaff 1, Cetti's Warbler 1.

Ventnor Road Black Redstart 1.

Ferrybridge Common Buzzard 1, Lapwing 5, Sanderling 1, Knot 1, Bar-tailed Godwit 2, Curlew 3.

Cold weather refugees were more numerous and more varied today although Lapwings and Golden Plovers continued to make up the bulk of the numbers © Debby Saunders: