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Cloudy morning with a fresh NNE wind. In the relative shelter of Mattiscombe Valley tried a vis mig watch from 07:45-08:30. Not great, seen heading north were 24 Meadow Pipits,  Grey Wagtail, 11 alba sp Wagtails, 8 Swallows, 90 Goldfinch, 20 Chaffinch, 40 Linnet and 11 Siskins. Nice fem. Merlin perched on a post for a while.

For anyone interested in the South Huish Isabelline Shrike brilliant informative piece about it here http://2birdtheory.blogspot.co.uk/ written by Tim Worfolk

Posted October 17th, 2015 at 7:29 pm by Perry Sanders in Bird News