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Wednesday, October 31, 2007

31st October

Any guesses to his/hers identity yet?
With the winds from the west and cloud enveloping the park at 6.40am and for much of the day visible migration was thin in the air.

Fieldfare: 15 birds in two flocks.
Redwing: 12 birds over with a few dropping in to feed in Yew trees.
Lesser Redpoll: 1 flew west at 8.50am.
Siskin: 3 birds fed briefly in an Alder Tree in area 26.
Starling: A flock of 22 flew west.

12 comments:

debbiepledge said...

That is really hard! Is it a kind of finch?

Tony Duckett said...

Hi Debbie.

I am afraid that is incorrect. I will add a different view if it goes unidentified.

Piers Aitman said...

Is it a (female) redstart?

Tony Duckett said...

Hi Piers,

That answere is also in correct

Arbu said...

Some sort of albatross?

Tony Duckett said...

You have gone to far south

Piers Aitman said...

i think you're going to have to give us a clue...

Tony Duckett said...

Lets see if anyone else has any idea first, then if not I will post a second photo on Monday.

maggie said...

Closer to home - a robin ?

Tony Duckett said...

Hi Maggie.

I am glad to see you having a go, but I am afraid it is not a Robin

stuart said...

Doesn't look right, but.. reed warbler?

Tony Duckett said...

Hi Stuart,

No, not a Reed Warbler.