Black Redstart doubles up

30th October 2014 – overcast/misty/murky SE4/3
Grounded Migrants
There are now 2 Black Redstarts on the island but other than a further smattering of Redwing, Song Thrush and Blackbird obviously newly grounded birds only involved 3 Goldcrest and 2 Blackcap.
Diurnal Migration
A lighter passage today with 40 Starling, 21 Pied/White Wagtail, 14 Chaffinch, 14 Jackdaw, 9 Tree Sparrow, 5 Siskin and 2 Whooper Swan logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
The female Long-tailed Duck remains and waders included 12 Greenshank.
Additional sightings Water Rail and the long-staying Hooded Crow.