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Friday, 8 April 2016

Fri 8 Apr – Migration resumes: strong Willow Warbler movement & first Redstart

Rob Duncan reports a much better day with an early 'rush' of Willow Warblers (150 estimated for the day) and though things had quietened down by lunchtime a total of 48 birds had been ringed. A male Redstart was heard and seen in Millcombe and there was good visible migration. Martyn Roper saw 20 Pied Wagtails and 6 White Wagtails. Other species totals for the day were 4 Long-tailed Tits, 25 Sand Martins, 40 Swallows, 5 House Martins, 59 Chiffchaffs, 10 Blackcaps, 10 Goldcrests and 100 Meadow Pipits.

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