Monday 17 October 2016

Monday 17th October

A new site record of 3745 Wigeon were in Shutterton Creek with 492 Teal, 140 Brent Geese, three Red-breasted Merganser and a Pintail. Also in the estuary  240 Curlew, 222 Redshank, 41 Grey Plover, three Mediterranean Gull and a Greenshank. A Hawfinch heard overhead was the pick of this morning's vismig with 85+ Goldfinch, 60 Linnet, 28 alba wagtail, 20 Jackdaw, 16 Skylark, 15 Meadow Pipit, two Redpoll, a Siskin, a Swallow and a Redwing also passing through. Elsewhere 90 Pied Wagtail were in a pre-roost gathering on the golf course and 90 Linnet were in the Bight.

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