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Saturday, 3 September 2016

Saturday 3rd September 2016


A slightly quieter day today with a few new arrivals to note. Still feeling rather warm.

Migrants include 23 Swallow, 10 Willow Warbler, 8 Wheatear (above), 7 Yellow Wagtail, 3 Lesser Whitethroat, 3 Blackcap, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Common Redstart and 1 Stock Dove.

Sea watching was very quiet but involved 8 Common Tern, 1 Common Gull, 1 Cormorant and 1 Oystercatcher.

Ringing: 7 birds ringed this morning including 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Robin, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Goldfinch and 1 Linnet.