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Friday, 3 October 2014

Friday 3rd October 2014

Good numbers of birds were passing by offshore this morning including 361 Wigeon, 261 Brent Geese, 184 Dunlin, 8 Shelduck, 6 Pintail, 6 Teal and 5 Little Egret. Overhead 84 Swallow, 43 Goldfinch, 17 Meadow Pipit, 8 Grey Wagtail, 5 Skylark and 2 Siskin flew south. Other birds about were 2 Wheatear, 3 Jay and a Coal Tit.

A few butterflies were about this morning including 4 Clouded Yellow.

21 Birds ringed; 4 Blackbird, 4 Robin, 3 Grey Wagtail, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Blackcap, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Dunnock, 1 Wren.