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Monday, 22 September 2014

Monday 22nd September 2014

A clear out of birds overnight, although a few new migrants arrived including 7 Chiffchaff, 6 Blackcap, 4 Lesser Whitethroat, a male Redstart and a Spotted Flycatcher. Overhead 95 Swallow, 3 Sand Martin, 11 Chaffinch, 8 Grey Wagtail, 8 Goldfinch and 2 Tree Pipit flew south and 2 House Martin, 5 Swallow and 5 Grey Wagtail headed north. Offshore 12 Brent Geese and 4 Gannet flew north whilst southerly movement included 1 Marsh Harrier, 5 Brent Geese, 5 Wigeon and a couple of Golden Plovers.

8 Birds ringed; 3 Grey Wagtail, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Sparrowhawk.