We were unable to find the Ring Ouzel reported on the previous day but that was more than made up for by a very obliging Yellow Browed Warbler in with a mixed flock of small birds including Goldcrest in the bushes near Brean Down Farm.The first Redwing were a bonus as was good sightings of Buzzard,Kestre,Peregrine and Sparrowhawk.Large numbers of Shelduck (650+) were also seen.
Despite a lot of rain there was quite a bit of activity.Most of the birds were singles but there were 10+ Chaffinches and at least 30 Linnet.Stonechat numbers were also increasing.There was good views of the feral goat population.
15 species in all,large numbers of redwing and chaffinch seen.Others small numbers or singles
significant groups of goldfinches flying around,jackdaw and crow numbers were high.
Good view of pair of ravens flying together and a single peregrine looking for prey
20 species seen,grounded were:redwing,song thrush,blackbird,chiffchaff,blackcap,goldcrest,bullfinch
22 species seen
snipe seen going over high
high numbers seen.Ring Ouzel near Brean Down Farm,thrush and redwings 100+
good weather conditions for migration.Highspot again the Dartford Warbler and Ring Ouzel.Overall high number of species moving
16 redwings seen.Grounded birds included 1 Dartford Warbler and 20 Song Thrush