November Willow Warbler!

1st November 2010 – sunny spells/calm then S3/4 rain later
Grounded Migrants
Early morning thrushes involved 18 Blackbird, 4 Song Thrush, 2 Fieldfare and single Redwing and Mistle Thrush. Additional sightings included a Chiffchaff and a late Willow Warbler.
Diurnal Migration
Calm conditions early morning saw a few birds on the move with 180 Pink-footed Geese, 100 Jackdaw, 55 Starling, 25 Greenfinch, 22 Tree Sparrow, 16 Meadow Pipit, 10 Carrion Crow, 4 Reed Bunting, 3 Redpoll and single Brambling, Siskin, Little Egret and Collared Dove.
Wildfowl and Waders
The flock of 26 Barnacle Geese remain.
The Twite flock increased to 70 birds, 2 Raven were seen and a Water Rail squealed.
Angle Shades, Large Wainscot and Dark Swordgrass were the only species attracted to the moth trap overnight.