October 2014

Update: From Simon on 31st October – 225 redwing, 190 fieldfare, 100 pink-footed goose, greenshank, 2 sanderling, juv marsh harrier, buzzard. Comma, red admiral, small tortoiseshell

Update: Ring Ouzel reported by Jim Betts on 22nd October

Update: Rough-legged buzzard reported by Roy L on 20th October, possible 2nd sighting on 21st.

25th October – 14 pink-footed goose, buzzard, stonechat. Simon – 14 brambling.

stonechat 25'10'14

24th Octoberfrom Simon – yellow-browed warbler (call only), little owl, bullfinch, 3 rock pipit, greenshank, 9 brent goose, 82 pink-footed goose, juv peregrine, 5 marsh harrier, buzzard. Merlin and chiff chaff on path to Cherry Cob.

19th October – 2 brambling, juv marsh harrier, little egret

18th Octoberfrom Simon & Paul – brambling, 12 fieldfare, 3 redwing, 2 mistle thrush, 2 buzzard, sparrowhawk, 31 pink-footed goose. Red admiral

17th Octoberfrom Simon – whinchat, wheatear, 2 siskin, grey wagtail, 14 fieldfare, 250+ redwing, 4 yellowhammer, little owl at Fort Paull, marsh harrier, 2 buzzard, peregrine, sparrowhawk, 109 pin-footed geese, 3 sanderling, greenshank.

12th October – very foggy! – 6 little egret, snipe, chiff chaff,12 long-tailed tit, goldcrest, greenshank

little egret

0996 lighthouse 11'10'14

11th October – 75+ pink-footed goose, greylag, 3 Rock pipit, pied wagtail, mistle thrush, song thrush, little egret, 5 jay, 6 bullfinch, 3 swallow, 5 red legged partridge, peregrine, sparrowhawk, 2 red admiral – update from Simon – yellowhammer

10th October – from Simon – merlin, 2 buzzard, ruff, 8 brent goose, 47 pink-footed goose, rock pipit, grey wagtail, 3 bullfinch.

0992 leaf 05'10'14

5th October – Rock pipit, 3 grey wagtail, 8 gannet, 3 common buzzard, chiffchaff, 2 mistle thrush, stonechat, 2 little egret, jay and 2 greenshank. 2 mating migrant hawkers on car park pond

migrant hawker

3rd October – 15 grey partridge, 2 little egret, 20 wigeon.

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