Thursday, 24 October 2013

Thursday 24th October 2013

The Siberian Stonechat had departed overnight, not too surprising given the clear conditions.
Other migrants seen between Stoupe Brow and South Cliff were 1 Jack Snipe (Stoupe Brow), 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 12 Skylark, 23 Meadow Pipit, 3 Grey Wagtail, 19 Blackbird, 4 Song Thrush, 7 Redwing, 3 Blackcap, 5 Goldcrest, 12 Lesser Redpoll, 3 Mealy Redpoll (Long Nab) and 3 Reed Bunting.
On the move south were 100 Pink-footed Geese, 1 Greylag Goose, 4 Common Scoter, 1 Red Kite, 9 Skylark, 1 House Martin, 31 Meadow Pipit, 1 Rock Pipit, 4 Tree Sparrow, 11 Chaffinch, 1 Brambling, 2 Greenfinch, 11 Goldfinch, 1 Siskin and 13 Lesser Redpoll.
On Potter Brompton Carr there was a Whooper Swan, 180 Teal, 53 Wigeon and 13 Snipe.

The first of three Mealy Redpoll trapped ringed at Long Nab - Michael McNaghten


The second Mealy Redpoll trapped at Long Nab - Michael McNaghten
 

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