Any open fresh water is at a premium at present - here a pair of Mallard stokkand feed in a small stream
New Years Bird Race Day 2
The day started off well enough with 13 Whooper Swans sangsvane at the usual place along with 20+ Goldeneye kvinand and the usual suspects. Goldcrests fuglekonge and Crested tits toppmeis were also new species here. A hunting Peregrine vandrefalk was the highlight here.
Unortunately heavy snowfall completely wiped out the visibility and rendered seawatching a waste of time.
A Woodcock rugde or two and small numbers of Common Crossbills grankorsnebb were among the other species seen.
Back at Tjeldstø another Woodcock rugde, a couple of Brambling bjørkefink and most of the usual suspects.