Willow Warbler continues to linger!

6th November 2010 – sunny spells N1
Grounded Migrants
Early morning thrushes included 4 Blackbird, 4 Redwing, 2 Fieldfare and a Song Thrush. The lingering Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff remain.
Diurnal Migration
The calm conditions saw small numbers of birds on the move including: 80 Pink-footed Geese, 30 Greenfinch, 23 Tree Sparrow, 20 Meadow Pipit, 15 Skylark, 10 Jackdaw, 8 Whooper Swan, 2 Raven and single Brambling and Siskin.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included Black-tailed Godwit and Greenshank.
The flock of 65 Twite were seen and raptors included Little Owl, Peregrine and Merlin.