Crossbill added to year list

2nd November 2008 - bright and sunny NE3/2
Diurnal Migration
Again variety rather than quantity with the highlight being a female Crossbill which briefly made landfall on the island before continuing northeast. Other sightings included 175 Pink-footed Goose, 110 Starling, 10 Jackdaw, 9 Meadow Pipit, 9 Chaffinch, 7 Whooper Swan, 7 Skylark, 5 alba Wagtail, 4 Tree Sparrow, 2 Brambling, 2 Raven and single Fieldfare, Siskin and Lesser Redpoll.
Grounded Migrants
A quieter day than of late with just 35 Blackbird, 21 Long-tailed Tit, 10 Greenfinch, 8 Chaffinch, 5 Song Thrush, 5 Whooper Swan and a Goldcrest logged.
Several Merlin and 2 Water Rail were logged.