A further update from Chris & Carol Baillie:
Sunday 27th October
"The most striking feature of the day was a very quiet initial visible migration, followed by Chaffinch flocks moving north and northwest, as were a few Siskin, and a handful of winter thrushes. Late morning saw restoration of a light migration south through the island. Four Cormorants passed north, and a Little Egret fed on flooded pools (“Lake District”) by the water tanks. In other news were two Brambling, a Lesser Redpoll, and the Merlin and Sparrowhawk. 500 Kittiwake and 110 Herring Gulls fed in the Roads. Low numbers of Meadow Pipits (12) and Linnets (6) continue. That 8 Swallows could survive recent conditions and make it to this contrastingly clear and sunny day is impressive."
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Sunday, 27 October 2019
27th Oct – After the deluge...
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