More Yellow-browed Warblers!

16th October 2014 – early drizzle then sunny spells E1/2
Walney’s and Cumbria’s third Cetti’s Warbler remains in the central marsh at South Walney although it remains elusive. South Walney Nature Reserve opens at 1000hrs, follow all on site instructions. Also on the island today 2 Yellow-browed Warbler – making seven for the autumn so far, along with a male Bearded Tit and Ring Ouzel.
A few Gannet were all that was logged.
Grounded Migrants
Early morning thrushes involved 50 Redwing, 30 Blackbird and 3 Song Thrush. Otherwise there were 17 Stonechat, 3 Goldcrest and 2 Wheatear.
Diurnal Migration
The early morning drizzle dampened diurnal passage, although single Osprey and Marsh Harrier were logged the supporting cast involved just 145 Pink-footed Goose, 102 Starling, 21 Pied/White Wagtail, 20 Meadow Pipit, 6 Greenfinch, 3 Rock Pipit and a Grey Wagtail.
Wildfowl and Waders
The first Goldeneye of the autumn arrived and waders included 10 Greenshank.
Additional sightings included 4 Water Rail, Merlin and 9 Little Egret.
The Bearded Tit sported a fine set of colour rings suggesting its origin was from across the border at Leighton Moss.