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Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Tuesday 4th April 2017

A sixth site record this morning of a Cetti's Warbler started an increase of migrants through including at least 15 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 2 Willow Warbler & a White Wag on the reserve. Only 1 Meadow Pipit on the reserve plus a dozen flying south (compared with 40 grounded Mipits yesterday). The Black Redstart continue to show well.  Vis mig also included southbound 15 Goldfinch, 3 Siskin, Jackdaw & Kestrel. Offshore worth a mention were 2 Red-breasted Merganser southbound.

24 birds Ringed: 12 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 2 Linnet, 2 willow warbler and singles of Cetti's, Goldcrest, Redwing, Chaffinch and Wren