Sunday, 20 September 2015

19th September

The 'static' period of weather, with no particular change continued for another day with many species lingering and present in similar numbers to the last few days. Highlights were the Wryneck still in Nouster dunes, 4 Yellow-browed Warblers (at least 3 of them old), 2 Little Stints and at least 270 Snow Buntings. Raptors were seen throughout the day with at least 5 Kestrels, 3 Merlins, 2 Peregrines and a Sparrowhawk featuring. Also of note today were 2 Grey Plovers, 6 Rock Pipits, 353 Meadow Pipits, a Robin, 2 Song Thrush, 3 Whinchats, a Reed Warbler, 6 Blackcaps, 2 Willow Warblers and a Spotted Flycatcher.

Yellow-browed Warbler (photo Mark Warren)

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