A second Richard's Pipit of the autumn!

20th October 2007 - hazy sun SE2/3/4
What probably the second Richard's Pipit of the autumn flew through amongst small numbers of Meadow Pipit.
At least 7 Shag and 3 Arctic Tern were seen. Other sightings involved small numbers of Red-throated Diver, Gannet, Common Scoter and Razorbill.
Grounded Migrants
A few more birds than of late with 20 Blackbird, 18 Redwing, 7 Fieldfare, 3 Goldcrest and 2 Song Thrush logged.
Diurnal Migration
Birds noted prior to 1000hrs included 500 Jackdaw, 148 Starling, 60 Meadow Pipit, 43 Carrion Crow, 40 Greenfinch, 26 Skylark, 23 alba Wagtail, 20 Twite, 12 Siskin, 6 Reed Bunting, 4 Chaffinch and single Whooper Swan, Brambling and Swallow.
At least 2 Merlin and a Peregrine continue to hunt the island. The flock of 35 Twite remain.
A Large Wainscot was new for the year.