Saturday, 23 October 2021

23rd October 2021 Unst S4 Overcast

It was one of those mornings when it felt like it was never going to get properly light. I completed my usual circuit of Norwick but felt pretty certain that I hadn't seen a newly-arrived migrant. With the wind strengthening and the forecast rain arriving I called it a day.

Millfield: Great Northern Diver, Long-tailed Duck, 8 Redwing & 6 Brambling.

Norwick: female Common Redstart, 3 Robins, c.20 Redwing, Song Thrush, 4 Blackcaps, Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, Siskin, Northwestern Redpoll, c.10 Chaffinches, c.100 Brambling & Reed Bunting.

Common Redstart at Norwick