Quite a bit moving through, plus an early Red Admiral!

The light breeze started SE shifting to west by lunchtime. Plenty of sunshine again.

Visible migration report from Jean:

Heysham Head 0740-1100 All north unless stated.

Pink-footed Goose 1345 in 9 flocks 

Whooper Swan 14 floating in. 

Meadow Pipit 86 in mostly ones and twos.

Skylark 2

Lesser Redpoll 3

Siskin heard but not seen

Linnet 3 plus 5 in the gorse areas.

Chaffinch 1 

alba Wagtail 10

Carrion Crow 4

Goldfinch 2

Sparrowhawk 1 - May have been a local bird spiralling upwards till lost from view.

Grey Heron 3 together high going south


Chiffchaff 3 singing in the wood.


South shore
Wheatear at least 3
Rock Pipits 4

Middleton Nature Reserve - mid afternoon 
Mute swan 9 on the main pond plus one pair nesting, the second pair that had been nesting not seen today.
Mallard 3
Coot 2
Moorhen 4
Jackdaw 27 (22, hopefully, moving through - they devastate the emerging dragonflies)

This clip of a male Bullfinch calling, also includes two other bird songs.