First Woodcock of the autumn

12th November 2016 – early mist/drizzle SW1
There was little evidence of movement over the sea with just 10 Razorbill, 3 Gannet and a Common Scoter logged.
Grounded Migrants
Early morning thrushes involved 43 Blackbird, 17 Redwing, 4 Song Thrush and a Fieldfare. A late Chiffchaff and Blackcap were also seen.
Diurnal Migration
Visible migration included 7 Whooper Swan and single Grey Wagtail and Tree Sparrow.
Wildfowl and Waders
The first Woodcock of the autumn was logged along with 12 Greenshank, 37 Red-breasted Merganser, 10 Shoveler and the lingering female Scaup.
Additional sightings included 42 Little Egret, 15 Twite, 2 Water Rail, 2 Merlin and a Peregrine.