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Tuesday 16 October 2018

15th Oct – First Redwing influx and first Black Redstarts of autumn

An update from Richard Campey for Monday 15th October reads:

"NE 5-6 and overcast. An increase in Goldcrests, 50 Redwings and a Yellow-browed Warbler all in Millcombe; Firecrest on the Terrace; two Ring Ouzels; two Black Redstarts (one at Jenny's Cove and one at North End); three Wheatears; and two Merlins. Also of note were a female Sparrowhawk, 100 Goldfinches and a Lesser Redpoll still flying around Millcombe. From North End Dean saw a Great Skua, two Black-headed Gulls and three Common Gulls."

Observations by Richard Campey, Malcolm Davies and Dean Jones.

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