2nd November 2021 – rain clearing to sun and showers W2
A Cetti’s Warbler was calling from the scrub and reeds in the scrape at South Walney Nature Reserve – view area from the new boardwalk.
Early morning thrushes involved 7 Redwing, also logged were 2 Chiffchaff and a Goldcrest.
The first real evidence of movement for two weeks saw 1520 Jackdaw, 114 Woodpigeon, 70 Chaffinch, 49 Skylark, 31 Tree Sparrow, 22 Carrion Crow, 17 Stock Dove, 17 Brambling, 6 Lesser Redpoll, 5 Siskin and 4 Greenfinch logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock held 250 pale-bellied birds.
Merlin and Water Rail were the best of the rest.