East Soar to Soar Mill Cove

Six hours from 0750 high on quantity but a little lacking in quality: highlights were female merlin & 3 ring ouzel in Starehole. Also: great-spotted woodpecker 2f, skylark 280 (some grounded  but most moving east), swallow 2, meadow pipit 127, alba wagtail 16, robin 86, stonechat 37 (indicates very good breeding season), wheatear 9, song thrush 6, chiffchaff 22, goldcrest 4, jay 5 moving west, magpie 27, carrion crow 150, goldfinch 38, linnet 60, yellowhammer 14 & cirl bunting 6.

Posted October 14th, 2014 at 2:48 pm by Rob Macklin in Bird News