Saturday, 22 August 2009

22nd August

A distinct increase in migrant wheatears and meadow pipits today with 150 and 147 respectively, and alba wagtails were more abundant including at least 4 white wagtails. Notable waders included a whimbrel, 2 black-tailed godwit and a count of 47 snipe is the highest total this autumn. The buzzard was still present as were the 2 crossbills and 2 willow warblers were present.

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