Yellow-browed Warbler at the observatory
A Yellow-browed Warbler was virtually the first bird I saw at the observatory this morning. A wander around the bushes and Desert saw 3 Ring Ouzels,, 2 Black Redstarts, 5 Wheatears, 6 Stonechats, 6 Redwings, a Fieldfare, a Mistle Thrush, several each of Song Thrush, Blackbird, Blackcap, Goldcrest and Skylark, 30+ Chiffchaffs, 16 Swallows, 5 Brambling, 4 Tree Sparrows, a Grey Plover over, along with Meadow Pipits, Gold Finches and Linnets.
Common Buzzard over Plodland
At Boulderwall this afternoon a Kingfisher, a Cattle Egret and a couple of Whitefronts of note.
This evening 11 Great White Egrets and 18 Little Egrets roosted at the ARC this evening.