Flyover Lapland Bunting

27th October 2007 - misty start then overcast/drizzle S1/2/3/4
A Lapland Bunting announced its presence as it flew along the western shoreline.
Just 2 Shag and a solitary Gannet were logged.
Grounded Migrants
The calm and misty start produced a few more birds than of late with an apparent influx of Stonechat producing at least 18 birds, also seen were 14 Goldcrest, 12 Blackbird, 5 Song Thrush and single Blackcap and Redwing.
Diurnal Migration
A few species continue to trickle through with 430 Starling, 18 Meadow Pipit, 10 Chaffinch, 10 Fieldfare, 8 Redwing, 7 alba Wagtail, 4 Skylark, 3 Grey Wagtail, 3 Siskin and a Mistle Thrush logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
Singles of Black-tailed Godwit and Purple Sandpiper were seen.
A Merlin stalked a small flock of 16 Twite.