Whooper Swans on the move

17th March 2009 - bright and sunny E3
The only sighting of note involved 2 Gannet.
Grounded Migrants
Another small fall included 16 Goldcrest, 6 Blackbird, 5 Robin and 2 Fieldfare.
Diurnal Migration
A flock of 23 Whooper Swan flew through to provide the day's highlight, however, morning sightings were dominated by a northerly movement of 320 Meadow Pipit and 30 Pied Wagtail. Also seen were a motley crew of 4 Linnet, 4 Goldfinch and single Greenfinch, Grey Wagtail, Rook and Pink-footed Goose.
At lease 3 Little Egret were seen and a Red-legged Partridge was singing.
The first Small Tortoiseshell was on the wing.