Short-eared Owl double

18th October 2015 – overcast NE2/3
Grounded Migrants
Early morning thrushes again dominated with 65 Redwing, 15 Fieldfare, 5 Blackbird and 3 Song Thrush. Also seen were 2 Chiffchaff and 2 Goldcrest.
Diurnal Migration
Visible migration continues to drop off, although 400 Jackdaw and 350 Pink-footed Goose were logged additional sightings were limited to 20 Meadow Pipit and single Lesser Redpoll, Grey Wagtail and Tree Sparrow.
Wildfowl and Waders
The female Scaup remains.
Two Short-eared Owl were logged along with single Merlin and Water Rail.