Long-eared Owl and Yellow-browed Warbler

13th October 2021 – overcast/drizzle clearing WNW3
An early morning check of the sea revealed a post-roost gathering of 12 Shag.
Grounded Migrants
A single Long-eared Owl and Yellow-browed Warbler were amongst 28 Redwing – the first of the autumn. Also seen were 4 Coal Tit, 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest and a Blackcap.
Diurnal Migration
Totals included 40 Pied Wagtail, 28 Meadow Pipit, 25 Chaffinch, 3 Siskin and single Grey Wagtail, Rock Pipit and Brambling.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 6 Greenshank, 2 Black-tailed Godwit and a Ruff.
Single Water Rail and Merlin were the best of the rest.
Butterflies and Moths
Several Red Admiral remain on the wing.