Thrushes continue to move through

30th October 2007 - bright start then overcast WSW1/2/3
Grounded Migrants
An increase over recent days saw 16 Song Thrush, 16 Blackbird, 15 Redwing, 2 Fieldfare and 2 Goldcrest grounded in the daily recording area.
Diurnal Migration
A bright start saw birds again on the move from the crack of dawn and early morning totals included 570 Jackdaw, 450 Meadow Pipit, 62 Redwing, 60 Fieldfare, 53 Carrion Crow, 20 Song Thrush, 20 Skylark, 15 Tree Sparrow, 10 Chaffinch, 10 alba Wagtail, 8 Whooper Swan, 4 Grey Wagtail and single Mistle Thrush and Redpoll.
Wildfowl and Waders
At least 9 Greenshank and 13 Black-tailed Godwit were seen along with large numbers of Redshank.
The group of 4 Long-tailed Tit and at least one Merlin remain and another or perhaps the same Great Spotted Woodpecker was seen. A small group of 15 Twite were logged.