Great Northern Diver, Hooded Crow and Snow Bunting

3rd November 2012 – rain,sleet,snow,hail,thunder SW3/4
Highlights from observations over the sea were a Great Northern Diver, 22 Kittiwake, 3 Shag and a Red-throated Diver.
Grounded Migrants
A sprinkling involved 13 Blackbird, 7 Song Thrush, 5 Goldcrest and a Redwing.
Diurnal Migration
Between the downpours 6 Brambling, 3 Lesser Redpoll and single Snow Bunting and Rock Pipit were the highlights.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock held 151 pale bellied birds and other sightings included 3 Gadwall, 2 Greenshank and a Black-tailed Godwit.
The Hooded Crow remains in residence and 3 Water Rail were logged.