Another day, another Yellow-browed Warbler

18/10/2019 0 By wildfeed

Weather – SE F2, 8-15C, 995mB, cloudy to east, clear to west.

Vis (in no particular order):
Short-eared Owl flew eastwards across the reserve and appeared to land near the old classroom
Woodpigeon – 37
Meadow Pipit – 12
alba wagtail – 34
Chaffinch – 28
Song Thrush – 10
Redwing – 23
Dunnock – 2
Blue tit – 3
Siskin – 22
Goldfinch – 23
Pink-footed Goose – 3200 N at 0910hrs
Lesser Redpoll – 1
Sparrowhawk – 3
Jackdaw – 40
Carrion Crow – 7
Linnet – 2
Jay – 1
Yellowhammer – 1

Grounded
Wheatear (1st winter female) at Half Moon Bay

Ringing
Yellow-browed Warbler – 1. This had a very high fat score so had probably been around for several days and was possibly the one heard near the office a couple of days ago. It arrived from the direction of the “Tank Farm” which is to the south of Heysham office.

Other new birds caught included Blue Tit (3),Goldcrest (6), Redwing (1), Chaffinch (4), Greenfinch (10), Goldfinch (4) Source