October 2016

Sunday 30th October – from Paul – Weasel again, watched by 7 rock pipit, 2 stonechat, peregrine, marsh harrier, 2 flocks of pink feet geese, bullfinch.

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Weasel – Paul M

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Weasel – Paul M

Saturday 29th October – 1 pink foot goose, siskin, flock of 8 yellowhammer, flock of 2 adult, 5 juv whooper swans, marsh harrier. Still migrant hawker and common darter on the wing. A weasel hunting near lighthouse.

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Juv. Whooper Swan – Paul M

Sunday 23rd October – 2 stonechat, better views of great white egret a mile beyond the hide, many little egrets, 2 marsh harrier, 2 buzzards, yellowhammer. Red Admiral

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Red Admiral – Paul M

Saturday 22nd October – Common buzzard, 2 drake pintail, shoveller, peregrine, 2 marsh harrier, greenshank, distant view of great white egret beyond hide.

Friday 21 October – from Simon – 1 stonechat, 1 wheatear, 1 brambling, 2 brent goose, 1 water rail from stables

Tuesday 18th October Raven reported by Michael Flowers

Sunday 16th October – Marsh harrier, swallow. update from Simon – water pipit near hide, 1 ring ouzel, 3 shoveler, 1 greenshank

Saturday 15th October – Chiffchaff, 5 swallows, stonechat, common scoter, brambling, coal tit and a grey partridge.

Monday 10th October – 3 stonechat

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Stonechat – Paul M

Sunday 9th October – Flock of siskin over, merlin – update from Simon – water pipit near hide, 1 ring ouzel, 3 shoveler, 1 greenshank

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Strays – Peter M

Saturday 8th Octoberyellow browed warbler at church – 2 brambling, 2 avocet, 12 common scoter, adult & juv med gulls.

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Yellow browed warbler – Simon

Friday 7th October – from Simonyellow browed warbler at church, 11 brambling, 5 ring ouzel, 117 song thrush, 419 redwing, 2 stonechat, 1 fieldfare, 2 siskin, 3 redpoll, 1 coal tit, 1 blackcap, 3 chiffchaff, 1 grey wagtail, 5 yellowhammer, 29 tree sparrow, 1 greenshank, 1 brent goose, 3 pink-footed goose

Wednesday 5th October – from Simon1 juv. long-tailed skua, 1 dark phase pomarine skua, 2 arctic skua, 2 great skua, 9 dark-bellied brent goose, 1 eider, 2 bearded tit dropped into strays near lighthouse, 1 ring ouzel, 67 song thrush, 32 redwing, 1 chiff chaff, 1 blackcap, 12 goldcrest, 1 redpoll, 2 marsh harrier, 12 sanderling

Tuesday 4th October – from Simonfemale hen harrier east over strays, 2 marsh harrier, imm male merlin, 1 woodcock, 1 ruff, 1 greenshank, 14 snipe, 1 kingfisher, 1 grey wagtail, 4 stonechat, 5 ring ouzel, 173 song thrush, 256 redwing, 11 brambling, 1 fieldfare, 1 chiffchaff, 1 coal tit, 1 yellowhammer.

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Hen Harrier – Simon

Monday 3rd October  – from Paul – 2 bullfinch, 2 ring ouzel, redwing, kingfisher. Black darter car park pond

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Black Darter – Paul M

Sunday 2nd October – from Paul – 200+ redwing, brambling, rock pipit, avocet, greenshank, marsh harrier.

Saturday 1st October -from Paul – Small flock of tree sparrows are appearing, rock pipit, curlew sandpiper, 2 kingfisher, wheatear, 2 stonechat, marsh harrier, 50+ pink feet geese

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Pink-footed goose – Paul M

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One Response to October 2016

  1. Roy Lyon says:

    Hey just caught your site again after ages thanks to a link from Erich. Hi. Good stuff!

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