Late summer migrants

1st November 2011 – sunny spells SW2
Grounded Migrants
Early morning thrushes involved 10 Blackbird and a few Fieldfare, Redwing, Song Thrush. Also seen were single Whinchat and Goldcrest.
Diurnal Migration
A few birds continue to move through with 125 Jackdaw, 60 Greenfinch, 12 Tree Sparrow, 10 Chaffinch, 3 Swallow, 3 Meadow Pipit, 2 Lesser Redpoll, 2 Brambling and a Rock Pipit.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Long-tailed Duck remains in residence.
At least one Short-eared Owl and 12 Twite were logged.
Attractions included Silver Y, Angle Shades and Large Wainscot.