Visible migration moves to the fore

21st September 2010 – sunny spells S2/3
Grounded Migrants
Grounded birds were led by a single Yellow Wagtail – perhaps one of yesterday’s - along with 12 Robin, 4 Goldcrest, 3 Chiffchaff and single Blackcap and Whitethroat.
Diurnal Migration
More activity than of late with 500 Meadow Pipit, 150 Linnet, 110 Swallow, 60 Skylark, 30 Snipe, 30 Greenfinch, 25 Chaffinch, 18 House Martin, 10 alba Wagtail, 6 Sand Martin and single Raven, Grey Wagtail and Lesser Redpoll logged through the course of the morning.
A Merlin was the best of the rest.
The moth trap attracted the first Large Wainscot of the year