lovely day, very calm with sunny spells but pretty chilly as befits the time of
year; most species enjoyed a slight increase in numbers due both to slight coverage
improvement and some new birds coming though; totals included 2 Merlin, a Grey
Plover, 6 Skylark, 2
one at the Obs first thing and another single south down the island at
lunchtime, 25 Robins, 23 Fieldfare, 7 Song Thrush, 98 Redwing, a Chiffchaff, 2 Siberian Chiffchaffsstill, a Brambling, 3
Siskin, 68 Twite, a good 53 Snow Buntings and 5 Reed Buntings.