Lightweight migration

5th October 2018 – overcast E2/3
Grounded Migrants
Early morning thrushes involved 7 Fieldfare and a Redwing. Also seen were single Blackcap and Chiffchaff.
Diurnal Migration
A hint of passage produced 60 Pink-footed Goose, 40 Chaffinch, 12 Meadow Pipit, 12 Skylark, 3 Tree Sparrow, 2 Brambling and a Siskin.
Wildfowl and Waders
A Woodcock was recorded.
A total of 15 Mute Swan contained five colour-ringed birds.