Late Swallow

4th November 2012 – bright and sunny NE3
Grounded Migrants
Early morning thrushes involved 16 Blackbird and 13 Song Thrush, additional sightings were limited to 3 Goldcrest.
Diurnal Migration
A late Swallow was the highlight along with 150 Woodpigeon, 135 Starling, 130 Jackdaw, 90 Pink-footed Geese, 90 Meadow Pipit, 14 Carrion Crow, 11 Linnet, 6 Chaffinch, 2 Brambling and single Siskin, Lesser Redpoll, Mistle Thrush and Great Spotted Woodpecker.
Wildfowl and Waders
Wildfowl included 4 Gadwall and a Shoveler.
A Peregrine, 5 Water Rail and 16 Long-tailed Tit were the best of the rest.