Kingfisher puts in another appearance

16th October 2021 – overcast/drizzle at times E1/2
A check of the sea revealed 22 Common Scoter.
Grounded Migrants
Early morning thrushes involved 8 Redwing, additional sightings were limited to 5 Goldcrest and 3 Chiffchaff.
Diurnal Migration
Again a wide variety of birds were on the move and totals through the morning included 140 Jackdaw, 80 Starling, 40 Pied Wagtail, 36 Chaffinch, 30 Goldfinch, 27 Whooper Swan, 26 Linnet, 18 Meadow Pipit, 12 Skylark, 12 Carrion Crow, 10 Pink-footed Goose, 6 Brambling, 3 Grey Wagtail, 2 Tree Sparrow, 2 Siskin and a Rock Pipit.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 11 Greenshank, 5 Black-tailed Godwit and a late Common Sandpiper.
The Kingfisher put in another appearance and single Water Rail, Merlin and Peregrine were the best of the rest.