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Thursday, 23 October 2014

Thursday 23rd October 2014

A lot calmer today. Viz mig this morning included 158 Goldfinch, 39 Meadow Pipit, 31 Linnet, 15 Chaffinch, 10 Swallow and a Brambling. There were also a nice selection of birds passing by offshore including 244 Brent, 63 Dunlin, 29 Common Scoter, 11 Shelduck, 7 Gannet, 4 Knot, 3 Grey Plover, 2 Great Skua and single Red-breasted Merganser & Kittiwake south, whilst heading north were 9 Gannet, 2 Guillemot, 1 Arctic Skua and 1 Great Skua.

10 Birds ringed; 3 Blackbird, 2 Wren, 1 Robin, 1 Redwing, 1 Dunnock, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Blackcap.