Pink-footed Geese and Meadow Pipit on the move

15th September 2011 – bright and sunny/calm
Afew Sandwich Tern were the only record of note.
Grounded Migrants
Grounded birds included 12 Robin, 6 Whitethroat, 5 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 2 Goldcrest and a Wheatear.
Diurnal Migration
Totals through the course of the morning included 2000 Meadow Pipit, 750 Pink-footed Goose, 110 Swallow, 45 Skylark, 40 Starling, 30 Chaffinch, 17 Siskin, 10 alba Wagtail, 2 Sand Martin and 2 Grey Wagtail.
Wildfowl and Waders
Good numbers of Greenshank remain.
A Little Owl basked in the early morning sunshine.
A Migrant Hawker was logged.