Long-tailed Duck remains in residence

2nd November 2011 – sunny spells SW2
Grounded Migrants
Early morning thrushes included 3 Redwing and 3 Fieldfare, otherwise sightings of newly grounded birds were limited to single Goldcrest and Chiffchaff.
Diurnal Migration
Still a few birds on the move with 85 Jackdaw, 10 Greenfinch, 6 Chaffinch and 5 Meadow Pipit logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Long-tailed Duck remains in residence and at least 43 pale-bellied Brent Geese remain. A Greenshank was the best of the waders.
A small flock of 12 Twite were seen and include a bird sporting a single red/white colour ring on the right leg.
At least one Red Admiral was still on the wing.
Attractions were limited to single Silver Y and Brick.