Berry Head

A few birds grounded on the headland today: 8 Chiffchaffs, 11 Goldcrest, 4 Coal Tit,6 Stonechat & 6 Blackcap.

Overhead migration fairly good,  pick of birds being : 1 Short-eared Owl, 127 Skylark, 16 Meadow Pipit, 1 'Tree' Pipit (getting very late and Olive -backed sound the same!),  10 'alba' Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 6 Siskin, 5 Redpoll, 96 Chaffinch, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Yellowhammer, 7 Redwing, 1 Fieldfare, 9 Swallow, 1 House Martin.  

Thrush sp 1 Thrush 2

On missing photographing a party of Redwing I focused up and fired of a couple of shots of lone thrush  (I thought was another Redwing which doesn't look like and neither does it look like a Song Thrush despite the underwing being the same colour). Make your own mind up..

Posted October 20th, 2015 at 3:41 pm by Mike Langman in Bird News