A bits and bobs sort of day

8th October 2007 - overcast/early drizzle E4/3
A quick check of the sea produced 17 Common Scoter, 6 Razorbill, 5 Shag, 4 Red-throated Diver, 3 Tufted Duck and 2 Gannet.
Grounded Migrants
Only small numbers of birds were evident yet again with just 12 Wheatear, 6 Goldcrest and 2 Chiffchaff logged.
Diurnal Migration
A quiet day, only 110 Meadow Pipit, 40 Linnet, 12 alba Wagtail and single Rock Pipit, Siskin and Mistle Thrush recorded.
Wildfowl and Waders
At least 15 Greenshank were amongst good numbers of Redshank and a Purple Sandpiper roosted over the tide.
There are now 6 Little Egrets roaming the island, the 2 Hooded Crow remain and a Great Spotted Woodpecker was seen. Several Merlin and a single Peregrine continue to terrorise the skies.