Friday, 27 October 2017

26th October 2017

Visible migration continued today with 5872 Starlings, 1036 Chaffinches, four Brambling and 34 Stock Doves flying mainly in a northerly direction. In the area were good numbers of thrushes with 18 Ring Ouzels, 53 Blackbirds, 77 Song Thrushes and three Mistle Thrushes. Other notable birds included one Marsh Harrier, one Short-Eared Owl, nine Stonechats, two Blackcaps, 18 Chiffchaffs, 41 Goldcrests, four Firecrests, eight Jays and 41 Yellowhammers.
On the sea 110 Brent Geese moved downchannel. (Julian, Brendan, Nigel, Phil, Jack)

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