Yellow-browed Warblers continue to linger

6th October 2013 – sunny spells SW4
The two Yellow-browed Warblers remain on the centre of the island. The birds favour the trees and scrub between the bowling green and pumping station in Vickerstown Park.
Morning observations (0800-0900) produced 390 Razorbill, 135 Common Scoter, 127 Gannet, 6 Red-throated Diver and a Sandwich Tern.
Grounded Migrants
Newly grounded birds were limited to several Chiffchaff and Goldcrest.
Diurnal Migration
Again only light passage was recorded with 300 Meadow Pipit, 30 Jackdaw, 7 Carrion Crow, 6 Pied/White Wagtail, 4 Skylark and 2 Grey Wagtail logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
The flock of pale-bellied Brent Geese has increased to 24 birds.
At least 24 Little Egret were along the eastern shore.