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Friday, 9 November 2018

3rd to 9th Nov – Chaffinch passage continues

Recent sightings, contributed by Mandy Dee and Richard Campey, have included:
  • a Hen Harrier over Lametry Bay on 3rd
  • the long-staying female Great Spotted Woodpecker on 4th, 5th & 9th
  • 200 Starlings gathering to roost in the Village on 5th
  • a Snipe on 6th
  • 26 Redwings on 6th
  • 36 Chaffinches and a Brambling on 6th
  • 400 Chaffinches and three Bramblings on 9th
  • 1 Goldcrest on 9th
  • 2 Gannets, 3 Shags and 9 Kittiwakes during a seawatch on the afternoon of 9th, before conditions became too stormy to see!

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