First Pink-footed Geese of the autumn

17th September 2016 – bright and sunny/calm
A handful of Gannet were logged.
Grounded Migrants
Again variety rather than quantity 20 Robin, 12 Wheatear, 8 Chiffchaff, 2 Whitethroat and single Lesser Whitethroat and Sedge Warbler logged.
Diurnal Migration
Morning totals involved the first 18 Pink-footed Geese of the autumn along with 300 Meadow Pipit, 40 Swallow, 30 Skylark, 20 Grey Wagtail, 10 Linnet, 10 alba Wagtail, 3 Siskin, 2 Tree Pipit and single Sand Martin and Lesser Redpoll.
Raptors included 2 Merlin and a Peregrine.