Still looking to the skies

9th October 2015 – early rain/drizzle then sunny spells SE2
Groups of 175 Gannet and 13 Common Scoter were offshore early morning.
Grounded Migrants
Despite the early drizzle raising hopes the bushes remained barren with just 5 Goldcrest and 3 Song Thrush candidates for new arrivals.
Diurnal Migration
Passage continued once the drizzle cleared with 700 Meadow Pipit, 220 Jackdaw, 150 Pink-footed Geese, 140 Linnet, 85 Chaffinch, 60 Pied/White Wagtail, 23 Skylark, 14 Tree Sparrow, 6 Siskin, 5 Greenfinch, 5 Reed Bunting, 3 Coal Tit and single Lesser Redpoll and Siskin recorded.
Great Spotted Woodpecker and a Jay were the best of the rest.