Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Tuesday 27th October 2015

Weather;  Cloud and mist early, then clear and sunny, cloud and light rain mid-afternoon. Wind SE F2-3

850 Sanderling were present on the western groyne and adjoining sea defences at high tide this morning, a great count for this location. 600 Redshank, 100 Dunlin, 64 Lapwings, 50 Turnstone and 2 Knot were also present. 
Some overhead movement also took place with 12 Skylarks, 3 Redwings, 20 Chaffinches and 30 Meadow Pipits mainly east. 2 Reed Buntings, a Golden Plover, 60 Starlings, a Jay and a Redpoll flew west.
Sanderling on the groyne.    EW
Around 30 Blackbirds were in the Lingham Lane area indicating an arrival. 7 Goldcrests and 2 Chiffchaffs were in the duck pond/nature trail area. 2 Stonechats were in Kerr's field. 
Sanderling and 3 Dunlin on the groyne. The ring on one of the Dunlin unfortunately can't be read.  EW

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