Wednesday, 13 October 2010

10th October

There were less birds around compared to yesterday though numbers were still reasonably high. There was a Woodcock and 2 Woodpigeon were seen while amongst the passerines there were 243 Meadow Pipit, 5 Dunnock, 76 Robin, 2 Redstart, 24 Wheatear, 2 Ring Ouzel, 50 Blackbird, 1 Fieldfare, 51 Song Thrush, 173 Redwing, 1 Mistle Thrush, 2 Garden Warbler, 13 Blackcap, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 18 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 72 Goldcrest, the Red-breasted Flycatcher was still at the lighthouse, a Great Grey Shrike at holland, 14 Chaffinch, 76 Brambling, 24 Lapland Bunting and 39 Snow Bunting. Bird of the day though was a wheatear found early morning at the lurn that caused much debate as to wether it is a Pied or an Eastern Black-eared

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