6°C - 16°C calm with hazy sun, 0/8 cloud until late morning when it clouded over.
Anglers CP Vis. Mig: At last the birds were moving.
Going south Meadow Pipit 1407 (best total this autumn) , Swallow 200, Mistle Thrush 26 (max. party 8), Little Egret 1, Grey Wagtail 9, alba Wagtail 31, Chaffinch 3, Linnet 64, Collared Dove 1 and Skylark 33 + 2NE. Red Admiral 4.
Also: House Martin 3 SSE, Pink-footed Goose in 3 skeins - 127 WNW + 16 ESE, Snipe 2 W, Song Thrush 1 W, Jay 6 N + 5 NW.
Star Bird today was a LAPLAND BUNTING that flew west calling at 12.30- the first site record since 2010 but chief Vis Migger Paul Meredith's first here since October 1989!
Anglers CP: Pintail 1, Snipe 12, Goldfinch 150. Yellow-legged Gull 1 1st W, Wigeon 180 and Shoveler 32.
Wintersett Res: A juv. Hobby was catching dragonflies this afternoon. Mallard 53 and Chiffchaff 4 + 2 ACP. A dead adult Great Crested Grebe was found, killed by a pellet gun.