Rose City Bird Observatory as well as Area Centre: 9th September

Instead unexpectedly given that the still gusting wind was securely in the northwest as well as the problems much from resolved there was a tiny decline of new kid on the blocks today – numbers stayed much listed below what may be really hoped at this phase of the fall however after the last instead fortnight we’ll gladly take what gets on deal.

Rose City Costs

Migrants Grey Wagtail 29, Wheatear 25, Willow Warbler 25, Yellow Wagtail 12, Field Pipit 10s, Blackcap 5, Chiffchaff 5, Sedge Warbler 3, Dunlin 2, Tree Pipit 2, Yard Warbler 2, Detected Flycatcher 2, with songs consisting of Osprey 1sts, Ringed Plover as well as Purple Sandpiper.

Sea flow Lesser Black-backed Gull 47s, Balearic Shearwater 4w 3e, Typical Scoter 3e 1w, Manx Shearwater 1w, Arctic Skua 1w.


Bar-tailed Godwit 5, Knot 2, Curlew Sandpiper 2, Little Job 1.


Chosen immigrants Obs: Rusty-dot Pearl 22, Turnip 8, Thrill Veneer 6, Pearly Underwing, Scarce Bordered Straw 1, Silver Y 1.

Nowadays our wintering Purple Sands usually do not return till hopping on for November so this fatigued stopping young person – currently the 2nd this fall – was a respectable bird for this day …

… are the little white spikey plumes on the neck some type of residue of the downy initial quill? – we do not remember observing this on various other adolescent calidrids currently of year © Jeremy Palmer:


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