RSPB Group visit,good flying display by the resident peregrine and kestrel.Strong winds restricted small bird activity on the down but the smaller birds,particularly goldfinches and stonechats were more active in the sheltered part near Brean Down Farm.A surprising number of swallows were still around.Good views also of the White Park cattle and the Goats.
high number of migrant species seen,particularly wheatear in the area of the fort.
15 species in all,large numbers of redwing and chaffinch seen.Others small numbers or singles
20 species seen,grounded were:redwing,song thrush,blackbird,chiffchaff,blackcap,goldcrest,bullfinch
22 species seen
good weather conditions for migration.Highspot again the Dartford Warbler and Ring Ouzel.Overall high number of species moving