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Friday, 31 March 2017

Friday 31st March 2017


Small influx of arriving summer visitors & departing wintering ones including 8 Chiffchaff, 4 migrant Robin, 3 Swallow, Willow Warbler, Fieldfare & Brambling with 2 of both Jackdaw & Siskin going south overhead. Offshore southbound 7 Shelduck, 4 Oyks, 3 Turnstone, 2 Red-throated Diver, 2 Shovelar, Curlew with northbound 1 Red-throat plus a Bonxie loitering off the river mouth for a while.

Ringing 14 birds: 4 Chiffchaff, 3 Robin, 3 Linnet, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 House Sparrow, 1 Blackbird, 1 Wood Pigeon.