Pink-feet on the move

17th September 2010 – bright and sunny NNW3
Much quieter today with just small numbers of Gannet and Red-throated Diver.
Grounded Migrants
An influx of Meadow Pipit was evident with 550 birds logged along with 23 alba Wagtail, 10 Robin, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Wheatear and single Whinchat and Blackcap.
Diurnal Migration
Several small skeins of Pink-footed Geese, totalling 155 birds, headed south and additional sightings included 100 Meadow Pipit, 20 Skylark, 10 Swallow and 4 Jackdaw.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included Greenshank and Black-tailed Godwit.