More Hooded Crows and a late Redstart

7th October 2007 - misty start then hazy sun, calm
At least 7 Shag remain.
Grounded Migrants
A late Redstart was the pick of the grounded birds which also included 21 Goldcrest, 10 Stonechat, 5 Redwing, 4 Wheatear and 2 Chiffchaff.
Diurnal Migration
The skies continue to provide the main focus of attention with 1300 Meadow Pipit, 155 Linnet, 150 Starling, 120 Skylark, 45 alba Wagtail, 37 Greenfinch, 31 Golden Plover, 22 Jackdaw, 12 Redpoll, 11 Chaffinch, 10 Siskin, 8 Tree Sparrow, 4 Swallow, 2 Hooded Crow, 2 Rock Pipit and single Grey Wagtail and Redwing logged.
Wildfowl and waders
Wildfowl numbers continue to build slowly and a flock of 18 Greenshank remain.
At least 4 Little Egret continue to stalk the tidal pools while 3 Merlin and single Peregrine and Water Rail were also logged.