Sunday, 27 September 2015

27th September 2015

Weather: SE force 2/3
The wind is in the south east at last and immediately brought in 5 Chiffchaffs (right), a Blackcap, a few
Goldcrests, 2 Blackbirds, 2 Grey Wagtails and the first 3 Skylarks of the autumn. A Common Snipe was about early on and later a Great Northern Diver and a drake Eider flew passed the island (below). Thirty two Sandwich Terns were a good amount for so late in the autumn, other sea birds included 4 Gannets and 4 Common Scoter.

 Ringed: 4 Chiffchaffs, 1 Blackbird       [ 452-35 ]
(DB,AS,NDW,PSW,SRW) also Tim Kinch, Elliot Montieth        photos  SRW

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