A quiet day

18th October 2019 – overcast ESE2
A scan of the sea revealed 3 Shag and 2 Goosander.
Grounded Migrants
Little of note, early morning thrushes were limited to 3 Song Thrush and obviously grounded birds were limited to 12 Goldcrest and a Chiffchaff.
Diurnal Migration
Notwithstanding 1140 Jackdaw, it was a quiet morning with just 70 Meadow Pipit, 21 Pied Wagtail, 20 Skylark, 18 Linnet, 14 Tree Sparrow, 9 Reed Bunting. 5 Siskin, 4 Greenfinch and single Swallow, Mistle Thrush, Grey Wagtail and Twite logged.
A Merlin was again the best of the rest.
Butterflies and Moths
Red Admiral remain on the wing.