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Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Tuesday 30th August 2016


Clear skies overnight meant that many of the migrants from yesterday had cleared out, giving way to a new set of migrants with a nice little variety today. No sign of any Icterine Warbler today.

Migrants came in the form of 396 Swallow, 15 Goldfinch, 14 Wheatear, 8 Willow Warbler, 8 Common Whitethroat, 5 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Common Redstart, 1 Whinchat and 1 Reed Warbler.

Sea watching prodcued 27 Redshank, 3 Common Tern, 1 Dunlin, 1 Sandwich Tern and 1 Common Sandpiper.

This Mediterranean Gull is taking its rest in the hot sun, (above).

Ringing: 4 birds ringed this morning including 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Common Redstart, 1 Robin and 1 Linnet.