Wednesday, 9 October 2019

8th October

Lighter SSW winds through the day but it was still blustery; the highlights were the same as yesterday with the Hornemann’s Arctic Redpoll still around Nether Linney and the Great Grey Shrike was around the south of the island being very mobile and eventually finding a net in Holland.   Other totals included 11 Herons, 3 Scaup at sea off Torness, a drake Long-tailed Duck off The Links, a Red-breasted Merganser, 2 Hen Harriers, single Grey Plover, Black-tailed Godwit and Ruff, a Woodpigeon, 2 Short-eared Owls, 2 Grey Wagtails, a Dunnock, 32 Robins, a new Black Redstart, 2 Redstarts, a Whinchat, 13 Wheatears, a Ring Ouzel, 21 Fieldfares, 47 Song Thrush, 180 Redwing, an Eastern Lesser Whitethroat still in Holland, a Garden Warbler, 4 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 8 Goldcrest, 10 Chaffinches, 4 Brambling, 9 Siskin, 4 Lapland Buntings, 22 Snow Buntings and 5 Reed Buntings.

Chiffchaff

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