Very light NNE winds. Mainly overcast.
A much quieter day. There was still a trickle of migrants but nothing like the Redwing rush of yesterday.
Vis 0730-1030 NE F1-2 part cloudy with an occasional light shower
Redwing 74 N
Fieldfare 3 N
Song Thrush 1
Mistle Thrush 1 E
Canada goose 2 N with
Barnacle Goose 1 (might be a “fence hopper”)
Teal 8 E
Grey Wagtail 2
Chaffinch 11 (20 at Heysham NR)
Bullfinch 2 SE
Lesser Redpoll 1
Jackdaw 59 S
Skylark 2 N
Starling 6 S
Ringing was equally slow but there was quality rather than quantity:
Grey Wagtail 1, Redwing 7, Blackbird 1, Reed Bunting 5, Lesser Redpoll 2, Chiffchaff 2, Goldcrest 1, Chaffinch 1, Great Tit 1, Wren 1 retrap
|This is what you get when you photograph |
a white bird against a white sky.
|Two Grey Plover on east side of saltmarsh|
|Juvenile Cormorant on foreshore|
|I can't decide what this one is eating.|
|Some of the Knot murmurating|
|Sunset over the wind farm, |
I suppose it is the 21st century's equivalent of
"Sunset over the gasworks".