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Thursday, 25 September 2014

Thursday 25th September 2014

Viz mig this morning consisted of 226 Swallow, 19 Chaffinch, 18 Meadow Pipit, 14 Goldfinch, 9 Grey Wagtail, 1 Siskin, 1 House Martin and a Tree Pipit south. Offshore a skein of 70 Pink-footed Geese headed north early morning and 16 Greylags followed late morning, other wildfowl today included 24 Wigeon, 10 Pintail, 17 Common Scoter, 10 Teal, 2 Brent Geese and a Shoveler all heading south. Other birds of note were 2 Reed Bunting and a Yellowhammer on the reserve and 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers flew over the compound.

16 Birds ringed; 5 Robin, 3 Grey Wagtail, 2 Blackcap, 1 Blackbird, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Song Thrush.