Low key migration

23rd March 2022 – hazy sun/murky E2
Grounded Migrants
Just 2 Fieldfare and a Goldcrest were logged
Diurnal Migration
A total of 33 Whooper Swan headed north and 3 Lesser Redpoll, 2 Siskin and a Grey Wagtail were amongst 110 Meadow Pipit.
Wildfowl and Waders
A flock of 50 light-bellied Brent Geese were seen and 2 Pintail and 2 Shoveler still remain.
The Hooded Crow is still in residence.
Butterflies and Moths
Both Small Tortoiseshell and Peacock are now on the wing and attractions to the moth trap involved 3 Common Quaker and an Early Thorn – the latter the first of the year.