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Thursday, 10 November 2016

Thursday 10th November 2016


It felt slightly warmer today but not by very much. The heavy rain yesterday seemed to put many birds off from moving anywhere, despite this though there were a few new arrivals present.

Migration this morning involved 69 Starling, 51 Goldfinch, 20 Chaffinch, 18 Meadow Pipit, 14 Linnet, 9 Siskin, 4 Skylark, 3 Song Thrush, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Greenfinch, 1 Yellowhammer, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Jackdaw (above), 1 Stock Dove, 1 Chiffchaff and 1 Lesser Redpoll.

Sea watching was fair game with totals of 1,208 Cormorant, 136 Brent Geese, 20 Common Scoter, 13 Red-throated Diver, 13 Common Gull, 10 Dunlin, 8 Teal, 5 Shelduck, 2 Eider, 2 Goldeneye, 1 Little Egret, 1 Turnstone, 1 Pintail, 1 Long tailed Duck and 1 Goosander.

Ringing: 7 birds ringed this morning including 5 Blackbird, 1 Chaffinch and 1 Robin.