A co-ordinated watch on two fronts turned into an EPIC VIS.MIG.COUNT,
with all previous thrush counts smashed! Fantastic for all those present!!!
Fieldfare 18,080 Redwing 13,820,
To give these figures some perspective:
Fieldfare previous best 3040, Redwing previous best 5340, both on 25th October 2012!
Starling 2770. Brambling 10. Snipe 5.
Going south west:
Wood Pigeon 2250 +
Going south east:
Going north west:
Pink-footed Goose 610 + 390 south east.
Golden Plover 3.
Siskin 8 + 1 south.
Anglers CP + Gull Roost:
An increase in Herring Gulls in CP roost tonight with 322 noted.
Also 2 Yellow-legged Gulls and an adult Caspian Gull.
Our fabulous thrush day ended with Bittern flying round car park calling 17:00-17:10, left NW.