Climate: SE pressure 5, shower, later on SW 6
The weather condition appeared uncertain what to do today with shower very early and after that bright periods with a rainbow.
A Redwing was located in the web in the brand-new obs yard, there had actually been 9 documents of birds calling over prior to dawn. A number of Blackbirds got on the island and also one was additionally captured for buzzing.
A skylark, 2 Starlings, 2 Chaffinches and also a Siskin came via and also later on in the mid-day a male Blackcap was captured in the SK, complied with by a brand-new Blackbird. Emphasize of the waders was the very first Purple Sandpiper of the winter season at the north end ( listed below with Turnstone), there will ideally be much more to get here really quickly.
The sustaining actors of waders consisted of 3 Bar-tailed Godwits, 32 Ringed Plover, 50 Turnstone, 110 Dunlin, 40 Redshank and also 1 Grey Plover. The enhancing wind brought some sea birds inshore, there were 7 Fantastic Crested Grebes, 30 Typical Scoter, a solitary late Sandwich Tern and also 10 Gannets.
Eighty 7 auks were logged, 7 of them being certain Razorbills. At the end of the day 95 Brent had actually been seen, additionally 13 Shelduck and also a Wigeon, however just songs of Little Egret and also Grey Heron.
The Kestrel was still right here, and also a late Red Admiral butterfly was out and also around.
Ringed: 1 Redwing, 2 Blackbirds, 1 Blackcap.
Photos: JE & & AS