some good new birds for 2011 with small passage movement continuing
Paul reports visible migration contiuing with a large number of species represented,major group being approx 2200 starlings.
Pipits and single merlin only grounded species.
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
high numbers seen.Ring Ouzel near Brean Down Farm,thrush and redwings 100+
Paul reports good passage of swallows and martins and the wryneck still on site but very difficult to see.
40 kittiwake seen going up channel
not much visible migration,two merlin seen.
good movement of birds reported,total over 1000,merlin seen chasing high flying chaffinch