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Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Tuesday 27th October 2015


Another arrival of new birds to keep us entertained including 60 Goldcrest, 40 Blackbird, 10 Redwing, 7 Song Thrush, 3 Fieldfare, 3 Firecrest, 3 Rock Pipit, 4 Mistle Thrush, 3 Brambling, 3 Black Redstart, 1 Wheatear & 1 Merlin. Vis mig included south bound 221 Starling, 43 Goldfinch, 33 Siskin, 20 Skylark, 19 Mipit & 2 Swallow. Offshore heading south 1,194 Brents, 86 Wigeon, 73 Teal, 19 Common Gull, 7 Eider, 6 Common Scoter, 5 Red-breasted Merganser, 2 Curlew, 1 Mallard & Oyk. Finally yesterdays Pallas's Warbler is still with us.

58 birds ringed: 30 Goldcrest, 13 Blackbird, 4 Wren, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Chaffinch, 1 Starling, 1 Lesser Redpoll, 1 Great Tit, 1 Brambling, 1 Goldfinch.