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Friday, 11 March 2016

Friday 11th March 2016

A handful of new migrants on site as evidenced by the ringing figures giving an indication of the species on the move. Offshore northbound 85 Black-headed Gull, 4 Brent, Red-throated Diver, Shelduck & Curlew with southbound 42 Barnacle Geese. 3 Jackdaw came in from the north then returned from whence they came and a solitary Rook went north. Fieldfare & Goldcrest still loitering with the Snow Bunting remaining on the beach.

9 birds ringed: 3 blackbird, 2 song thrush, 1 greenfinch, 1 robin, 1 dunnock, 1 great tit