After a quiet rain influenced start,bird numbers began to increase with Paul reporting 6500 swallow
as well as new sightings such as tufted duck,ringed plover and dunlin on the beach
A busy day!
Siskin heard flying over
some good new birds for 2011 with small passage movement continuing
a large influx of robins and blackbirds seen at the back of the down !
reasonable number of resident and migrating birds
a quiet day for numbers and species
some overnight grounding of migrants today.
swallow and sand martin still going through,a reasonable number of other species seen