28th October 2017

The BW sector continued to produce the goods today, with a Firecrest found at Perrotts Larches and the Hawfinch influx perpetuated by four birds which flew into the recording area from Park Downs and into the Estate. Further sightings in the sector included four Siskins, two Pied Wagtails, a Mistle Thrush, 15 Fieldfares, 15 Redwings, six Meadow Pipits, five Skylarks, 80 Starlings and six Black-headed Gulls. A noteworthy total of 10 Mistle Thrushes arrived at CF late in the day, where a redpoll flew over and a male Stonechat was seen in Poultry Field. Five Fieldfares, four Buzzards, a Sparrowhawk, a Kestrel, 30 Linnets, two Yellowhammers, two Meadow Pipits and a Greenfinch were also at the farm, while a Common Gull, 110 Herring Gulls and six Black-headed Gulls flew over.

A Red Admiral was seen in BW.

David Campbell, Paul Goodman, Natasha Preston and Ian Ward