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Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Tuesday 30th September 2014


Our first Yellow-browed Warbler of the year put in an appearance this morning showing briefly early morning and again later in the morning when it was on view for long periods. Other birds of note were 2 Firecrest and a Coal Tit around the Obs and a flock of 10 Long-tailed Tits and the male Stonechat were seen again at the north end of the reserve Overhead 32 Swallow, 27 Meadow Pipit, 9 Siskin, 6 Grey Wagtail, 6 Skylark, a Yellow Wagtail and a Rock Pipit flew south.

The highlight of the insect world today were 2 Clouded Yellows on the reserve.

19 Birds ringed; 4 Grey Wagtail, 3 Wheatear, 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 Dunnock, 1 Firecrest, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Robin, 1 Wren, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Blackcap, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Linnet.