Standard autumn fare

17th September 2018 – sunny spells SE3
A quiet day over the sea which provided 40 Common Scoter, 25 Gannet, 2 Shag and a Sandwich Tern.
Grounded Migrants
Totals included: 11 Robin, 5 White Wagtail, 4 Goldcrest, 2 Wheatear, 2 Whitethroat and 2 Chiffchaff.
Diurnal Migration
The skies again provided most of the action with 900 Meadow Pipit, 200 Pink-footed Goose, 60 Swallow, 40 Skylark, 36 alba Wagtail, 27 Linnet, 10 Chaffinch, 4 Tree Sparrow, 3 Grey Wagtail and a Siskin.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 18 Greenshank, 3 Black-tailed Godwit and a Ruff.
A Peregrine was the best of the rest.
A Black Rustic was new for the year.