Goldcrest and Chiffchaff

25th September 2017 – overcast/misty V1
Grounded Migrants
A few more grounded birds than of late though generally limited to two species. Goldcrest and Chiffchaff were to the fore with 35 and 21 birds respectively, also seen was a single Whinchat.
Diurnal Migration
A few Meadow Pipit were on the move.
Wildfowl and Waders
Two Black-tailed Godwit were the best of the waders.
A huge charm of 400 Goldfinches was recorded feeding on the seed heads of ragwort.