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Friday, 24 March 2017
23rd March – Chiffchaff fall and returning female Wheatears
Tim Davis and Tim Jones report 60+ Chiffchaffs hopping around on the fields and walls. Meadow Pipit numbers totalled 300, with 5 Black Redstarts, 2 Redwings, a Song Thrush, a Sand Martin and 2 Swallows seen. Three more Wheatear colour rings were read, including two females – the first known returning females for the year. Rafts totalling 500 Razorbills were counted off the South End in the early morning. The Red-necked Grebe was still present.