Thursday, 26 October 2017

Weather: Mainly cloudy , Wind: WNW 3mph.

A pleasant October day a good day for a VIS-MIG A term used by birders for Visible migration October is the time when many species make the journey from the continent and other places such as Iceland to our shores for the winter
Some species such as Redwings even migrate at night if you live in a quiet area you can hear their seep seep call in the darkness as they pass over.

Today's day flying birds included , 
39 Lapwing, 20 Skylark, 40 Chaffinch, 2 Brambling, 35 Meadow pipit, 15 Reed Bunting, 11 Siskin, 30 Blackbird, 14 Song Thrush, 1 Rock Pipit, 1 Fieldfare, 4 Redwing, 1 Redpoll,
Grounded birds in the area, 7 Blackcap 1 Chiffchaff and 4 Goldcrest

Observers DH, EW.

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