Diurnal migration continues to lead the way

8th October 2012 – overcast then sunny spells NE2/3
A quick check over the sea revealed nothing of note.
Grounded Migrants
Limited to 15 Goldcrest and single Song Thrush and Coal Tit.
Diurnal Migration
Variety rather than quantity was again the order of the day with 500 Meadow Pipit, 200 Jackdaw, 190 Pink-footed Geese, 30 alba Wagtail, 22 Tree Sparrow, 10 Chaffinch, 5 Rook, 4 Swallow, 4 Lesser Redpoll, 2 Raven and single Siskin, Rock Pipit and Brambling logged.
Two Merlin were the best of the rest.