Wednesday, 4 November 2015
A turn for the worse weather-wise as Winter finally approaches. The wardening team were out regardless and managed to find three Black Redstarts and one Firecrest for today's highlights.
Woodcocks continue to arrive with five seen today, 12 Snipes was the highest count for a while, whilst 33 Curlews, eight Redshanks, and five Turnstones were on The Narrows.
A flock of eight Crossbills was the best of the rest that included one Grey Heron, three Sparrowhawks, one Kestrel, one Water Rail, 12 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 35 Herring Gulls, one Grey Wagtail, one Pied Wagtail, 29 Blackbirds, 98 Fieldfares, 14 Song Thrushes, 37 Redwings, three Mistle Thrushes, one Blackcap, one Chiffchaff, 35 Goldcrests, one Hooded Crow, 134 Starlings, 24 Chaffinches, four Bramblings, two Greenfinches, six Siskins, 11 Goldfinches, and three Reed Buntings.