Thursday, 7 April 2011
Migrants roll in.
Wheatear on Gun site by Rob Hughes. News from Rob Hughes - sounds like a cracking morning! Loads of migrants on/over the gunsite this morning. In 2 hours I had a Fem Ring Ouzel on the hill, Lapland Bunting over the North end, Fem Merlin in off the sea, seen twice, 3 Tree Pipits over with c210 Meadows, 3 Wheatear, Male Stonechat (poss continental with its white rump), 32 Swallow, 2 Redpoll sp, c40 Goldfinch, c40 Greenfinch, 12 Siskin, 9 Linnet, 5 Chiffchaff, 4 Willow Warbler, Blackcap, 'alba' Wagtail and 20 Wood Pigeon. Out to sea 7 Sandwich Tern, 23 Common Scoter, 6 Gannet and 18 Kittiwake.