Water Pipit

5th November 2021 – early drizzle then sunny spells, calm then WNW2
A Water Pipit was amongst Rock Pipit in the horse fields at Biggar over the high tide.
A check of the sea at dawn revealed a post roost gathering of 37 Shag.
Grounded Migrants
Early morning thrushes involved 65 Redwing, 33 Blackbird, 4 Fieldfare, 4 Song Thrush and 2 Mistle Thrush. Also seen were 2 Goldcrest.
Diurnal Migration
The early morning drizzle put a dampener on sightings with just 230 Starling, 155 Jackdaw, 12 Whooper Swan, 7 Pink-footed Goose, 4 Brambling, 3 Tree Sparrow, 2 Siskin and 2 Lesser Redpoll logged.
The Hooded Crow reappeared and single Merlin and Peregrine were the best of the rest.