Soar Mill Valley area

Good day for vis mig: 1180 Woodpigeon (800E 380W), 141 Jackdaw (106E 35W), 16 Jay (16E 3W), Skylark 330 (160E & 170 grounded), Song Thrush 5 (2E 3W), Chaffinch 70E. Also: male Merlin, Sparrowhawk, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker - migrants, 90 Robin (also 47 at E Soar yesterday), 18 Blackbird, 35 Goldfinch, 2 Blackcap, 5 Chiffchaff, 2 Swallow, 4 Bullfinch & 20 Teal on lagoons.

Non-avian highlight: coming face to face with huge Sika stag!!

Posted October 16th, 2021 at 2:05 pm by Rob Macklin in Bird News