Diurnal migration again to the fore

14th October 2007 - overcast S1/2
At least 6 Shag remain and small numbers of Gannet and Common Scoter were logged.
Grounded Migrants
Again little evidence of newly grounded birds with just 2 Redwing, 2 Goldcrest and single Chiffchaff and Song Thrush logged.
Diurnal Migration
Clearer conditions saw an increase in movement overhead, totals prior to 1000hrs included 185 Linnet, 180 Meadow Pipit, 155 Greenfinch, 110 Starling, 60 Skylark, 58 Siskin, 30 alba Wagtail, 22 Redpoll, 20 Chaffinch, 15 Reed Bunting, 6 Swallow, 4 Grey Wagtail, 3 Rock Pipit and a single Brambling.
At least 5 Rock Pipit were pushed from the salt marshes at high tide and both Merlin and Water Rail continue to be recorded. There are now 8 Little Egrets and a Hooded Crow put in another appearance.