Good birding today when the continuing easterly wind brought several migrants to the islands. Six Song Thrushes dropped in as did 4 Blackbirds, 8 Chiffchaffs, 10 Robins, a Blackcap, a Redwing, a Goldcrest, 2 Greenfinches and a Goldfinch.
|Song Thrush (CJ)|
|Pink-footed Geese (AEH)|
In the afternoon a Short-eared Owl was sighted from the obs garden flying low down beyond the west side going to the south.
Ringed: 2 Chiffchaffs, 1 Blackcap, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 1 Wren, 2 Blackbirds, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Redwing. [ 423-29 ]