First Chiffchaff of the autumn

5th September 2015 – bright and sunny NE2/3
A total of 100 Common Scoter were logged along with small numbers of Gannet and Sandwich Tern.
Grounded Migrants
Another small fall produced 18 Robin, 11 Willow Warbler, 2 Whitethroat and single Whinchat, Wheatear, Blackcap, Sedge Warbler and Chiffchaff.
Diurnal Migration
Small scale movement involved 75 Pied/White Wagtail, 45 Meadow Pipit, 17 Swallow, 4 Reed Bunting, 3 Siskin, 2 Grey Wagtail and a Tree Pipit.
Wildfowl and Waders
A redhead Goosander was the pick of the wildfowl.
A total of 48 Little Egret congregated along the eastern shore. The 3 Long-eared Owl remained and a Barn Owl was logged.
A Feathered Gothic was new for the year.