Firecrest proves to be pick of the day

13th October 2007 - overcast/mist/drizzle SE1
The group of 7 Shag were again present.
Grounded Migrants
Early mist and drizzle produced a fall of 100 Redwing before clearing conditions saw most birds depart. The fall conditions also saw a few birds scattered across the island with a Firecrest the pick of the crop although 20 Goldcrest, 4 Chiffchaff, 4 Fieldfare and 2 Song Thrush were also logged.
Diurnal Migration
Some movement was evident between the drizzle with 100 Linnet, 60 Greenfinch, 30 Meadow Pipit, 23 Siskin, 20 Skylark and 10 alba Wagtail recorded.
At least 2 Merlin and 7 Little Egret remain and a flock of 10 Long-tailed Tit were logged.