Hooded Crow still in residence

27th September 2012 – rain then sunny spells NW1/2/3/4
Observations (0845-0945) produced 41 Common Scoter, 35 Gannet, 4 Red-throated Diver and an Arctic Skua.
Grounded Migrants
Again very little with 15 Goldcrest and 2 Wheatear the best that could be mustered .
Diurnal Migration
A flurry of activity as the rain relented and before the wind sprung up (0830-0930) provided 310 Swallow, 160 Meadow Pipit, 16 alba Wagtail, 14 Skylark, 12 Lesser Redpoll, 11 Snipe, 6 Chaffinch, 5 Jackdaw, 4 Reed Bunting, 3 Siskin, 3 Rook and single Grey Wagtail and Grey Heron.
The Hooded Crow put in another appearance.