Made in Germany!

8th November 2009 - overcast then sunny spells NNE2/1
Grounded Migrants
Day break provided a further scattering of thrushes with 19 Blackbird, 9 Song Thrush, 3 Fieldfare and a Redwing logged along with 7 Chaffinch and 3 Brambling.
Diurnal Migration
Limited to 47 Pink-footed Geese, 34 Starling and a Lesser Redpoll.
Wildfowl and Waders
A Jack Snipe was flushed, at least 10 Greenshank were still present and Goldeneye numbers are now starting to build slowly.
A flock of 70 Twite were again seen along with 2 Water Rail and single Merlin and Little Owl.
One of the newly arrived Blackbirds was found to be sporting a ring bearing the address Helgoland, Germania
A Red Admiral was still on the wing.
The German-ringed first-winter male Blackbird.