Thrushes continue to move in

26th December 2009 - overcast/showers SW2
Diurnal Migration
Three Whooper Swan flew south.
Grounded Migrants
The snow from a couple of days ago has disappeared and the once again green fields on the island continue to host increasing numbers of thrushes. Today's totals involved 185 Fieldfare, 27 Blackbird, 26 Song Thrush, 26 Redwing and 2 Mistle Thrush.
Wildfowl and Waders
The long-staying Scaup has been joined by a second individual and the pair of Gadwall remain. At least 4 Greenshank continue linger.
At least 5 Little Egret remain and a Merlin was logged.