More visible migration

10th October 2018 – bright and sunny SSE4
A quick glance over the sea revealed a single Shag.
Grounded Migrants
A Treecreeper was amongst 4 Goldcrest.
Diurnal Migration
The skies again provided the bulk of the days records with 1760 Pink-footed Goose, 280 Meadow Pipit, 190 Linnet, 80 Skylark, 30 Pied Wagtail, 16 Tree Sparrow, 15 Reed Bunting, 5 Rock Pipit, 3 Swallow and 2 Siskin.
Wildfowl and Waders
The drake Scaup remains in residence and waders included 8000 Oystercatcher, 6 Greenshank and 5 Black-tailed Godwit.
A Buzzard hunted over the island.
Butterflies and Moths
A few Red Admiral remain on the wing.