Wednesday, 11 November 2015

11th November 2015

Weather: W force 4/5
Breezy from the west but still a few migrants on the island with 3 Goldcrests, 2 Siskin and a Chaffinch, also over 50 Starlings moving through including a group of 40 birds. On the sea was a Red-throated Diver, 200 Common Scoter,154 Great Crested Grebes, 2 Gannets and 5 Guillemots.
 A Peregrine sat on the sands with a kill (below,AEH).
The high tide found many waders roosting on the island including 200 Turnstones and 100 Redshank, one of the Turnstones was a colour ringed bird from 2007/2008. A selection of waders today, below (AEH).

The only duck seen today were a flock of 8 Pintail.

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