Ring Ouzel brace

20th October 2017 –rain/drizzle clearing to showers WNW2/3
Grounded Migrants
Early morning thrushes involved 195 Redwing, 10 Song Thrush, 2 Ring Ouzel and a Mistle Thrush. Otherwise grounded birds were limited to Goldcrest with 30 birds logged and several Chiffchaff.
Diurnal Migration
A trickle provided 10 Chaffinch, 5 Siskin, 3 Rock Pipit and single Grey Wagtail and Lesser Redpoll.
Wildfowl and Waders
A few Greenshank were logged.
A Merlin targeted the Goldfinch flock.
A flurry of immigrants were attracted overnight involving 3 Silver Y, 3 Dark Swordgrass and single Rush Veneer, Rusty Dot Pearl, Vestal and Pearly Underwing.