East to Middle Soar

A great day for vis mig: Woodpigeon 6530 moving west and south, many straight out to sea with 105 Stock Dove. Also generally moving west 300 Skylark (some grounded), 143 Meadow Pipit (some grounded), 2 Grey Wagtail, 55 Chaffinch, 37 Goldfinch, 5 Siskin & a Reed Bunting.

Other migrants were a Wheatear on Bolt Head, Ring Ouzel & 4 Goldcrest in Starehole, 5 Jay and of course my first Ortolan Bunting for the site. Best day of the autumn!

Posted October 22nd, 2014 at 2:05 pm by Rob Macklin in Bird News