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Monday, 4 April 2016

Monday 4th April 2016


A light south-westerly wind this morning, along with spells of light rain made recording difficult. Still, a few new arrivals noted.

These were 5 Swallow, 8 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 5 Goldcrest, 4 Firecrest, 1 Lesser Redpoll, 1 Goldfinch, 3 Wheatear, 3 Meadow Pipit, 1 Rock Pipit, 1 Black Redstart, 2 Redwing, 1 Continental Coal Tit, 1 Rook, 26 Cormorant, 18 Oystercatcher, 1 Redshank, 1 Turnstone, 1 Grey Plover, 13 Shelduck, 3 Red-throated Diver, 2 Gannet, 1 Great Crested Grebe and 1 Common Scoter.

Ringing: 7 birds ringed this morning including 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Firecrest, 1 Goldcrest and 1 Song Thrush.