Tuesday, 28 September 2010

27th September

2 Hen Harriers a Sparrowhawk and 2 Peregrines were seen. Amonst the waders on the island there were 678 Golden Plover, 1 Grey Plover, 224 Sanderling, 3 Curlew Sandpipers, 1 Jack Snipe, 189 Snipe, 78 Curlew, 101 Redshank and 308 Turnstone. The Turtle Dove was still around and 210 Meadow and 28 Rock Pipit were counted. There were single Redstart and Whinchat seen along with 17 Wheatear, 3 Song Thrush and 2 Redwing. Warblers consisted of single Barred and Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Garden, 4 Blackcap, 1 Yellow-browed, 5 Chiffchaff, 6 Willow and 2 Goldcrest. Singles of Spotted and Pied Flycatcher were around and 12 Common Redpoll were seen. Buntings included a new record count of 272 Lapland as well as 90 Snow and 1 Little.

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