Birding from 07:35 with Steve Cox. Little vis mig but 59 Alba Wagtails east and c700 Wood Pigeons & c25 Stock Doves over. Some Thrush numbers up - c20 Song Thrushes and 5+ Redwings but low Blackbird numbers and no Ouzels.

Best birds were a Yellow-browed Warbler (found by Dave Cope) in E. Soar willows and a Richard's Pipit (found by Bob Burridge) in set aside at Bolberry.

Also - 1 Firecrest (Steve); c120 Skylarks; 19 Goldcrests; 4 Bramblings; 9 Chiffchaffs; 5 Blackcaps; 11 Siskins; 200+ Linnets; 2 Wheatears; and 1 Whichat. 

Posted October 21st, 2012 at 6:40 pm by Pete Aley in Bird News