20th October 2022 


 Climate:  SE pressure 2/3 reducing S 1 later on, rainfall drizzle as well as haze throughout the day

An extremely outstanding day of movement on the island. For the majority of the early morning neither the landmass neither little eye showed up, participants complying with the trend out discovered a group of over 100 Wigeon as well as 16 Teal on the ebbing water simply eastern of the coral reef, the biggest duck group seen below in several years.

Various other duck today consisted of one more 44 Teal, 22 Shelduck, a Mallard as well as  2 Pintail. Great deals of Redwing (over 1,000) as well as Starling flew southern reduced over the islands with some touchdown to remainder as well as feed, there were great varieties of Fieldfare as well as Blackbird among them.

  A Ring Ouzel flew down the west side and afterwards over the observatory however unfortunately really did not land.

Forty Blackbirds had actually come to the island likewise 8 Tune Yeast infections, a few of both varieties got on the ground with the strange Redwing as well as Fieldfare.

 

A Merlin installed from the eastern side was possibly in charge of among the Redwing proving indications of an altercation. It was well sufficient to advance its method. A few of the 250 Starlings boiled down to feed.

 

 Among the 6 Skylarks were likewise on the ground.

There were 2 Reed Buntings paying us a go to, one was calling from the yard beside the obs.

Besides the 14 Siskin, finches were limited with simply 2 Chaffinches as well as 23 Linnet. A Typical Snipe as well as 5 Lapwings were an added limited varieties on the coast.

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 Sea birds were not actually on the schedule for today, however in passing 3 Terrific Crested Grebes, 17 Usual SCoter as well as 4 Guillemots appeared.

A late Arctic Tern hung around on the island rocks today, we were not exactly sure whether it was unwell somehow.

 Not discussed until now however constantly remarkable were 12 Little Egrets, 2 Grey Heron, the Kestrel, 123 Redshank as well as 2 Bar-tailed Godwits.

Photos AEH, AS, SRW

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