First fall of the spring

12th March 2017 – overcast/mist/murk/calm
Grounded Migrants
The first fall of the spring provided 84 Redwing, 60 Blackbird, 37 Fieldfare, 22 Goldcrest, 6 Stonechat, 6 Robin, 4 Chiffchaff and 2 Song Thrush.
Diurnal Migration
In comparison the skies were quiet with just single Grey Wagtail and Siskin logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
A Woodcock was part of the day’s fall.
A Merlin was again the best of the rest.