Heavy diurnal movement

25th September 2011 – overcast S3/4
A quick check over the sae produced just 2 Red-throated Diver.
Grounded Migrants
Again little evidence of any newly grounded birds with just 2 Chiffchaff and 2 Goldcrest logged.
Diurnal Migration
There was a heavy diurnal movement through the course of the morning with 2400 Meadow Pipit, 795 Linnet, 255 Swallow, 125 Skylark, 120 alba Wagtail, 120 House Martin, 50 Chaffinch, 15 Sand Martin, 6 Grey Wagtail, 6 Siskin, 2 Reed Bunting and a Jackdaw.
At least 20 Little Egret remain along the eastern shoreline.
Red-line Quaker and Feathered Rannunculus were new for the year.