Wednesday 13 October 2021

Wednesday 13th October

The Yellow-browed Warbler remained in Dead Dolphin Wood with seven Chiffchaff and two Blackcap still on site. New migrants were only overhead with counts of 856 Jackdaw, 217 Woodpigeon, 120 Goldfinch, 52 Meadow Pipit , 31 Pied Wagtail, 23 Skylark, 11 Siskin, 10 Rook, eight Chaffinch, five Lesser Redpoll, three Swallow and a Golden Plover.

Kestrel - Alan Keatley

Records from the estuary included a Little Gull and 48 Cattle Egret, with counts of 575 Wigeon, 450 Teal, 430 Black-headed and 12 Mediterranean Gull, 309 Redshank, 271 Curlew, 61 Bar-tailed Godwit, 22 Ringed Plover, 10 Greenshank, seven Shelduck and two Knot.

Cattle Egret on the Wreck - Alan Keatley

Wildlife News: Good numbers of Ivy Bee remain on the wing along with a single Furry-claspered Furrow Bee Lasioglossum lativentre.

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