Sunday, 7 November 2010

Starlings and Chaffinches

 At the ARC Pit this morning in a biting North East wind there was obvious visible migration with dozens of small flocks of 25-200 Starlings  moving NW along with slightly smaller numbers of Chaffinches. In amongst the finches there were small numbers of Brambling, Redpoll and Siskin. The Willow Trail held 2 Chiffchaffs , 2 Redpollsand a single Goldcrest. From the hide The only extra to yesterday was a fine Drake Goldeneye.
There was a Yellow Legged Gull in the fishing boat roost and then the rain came.

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