The Barnacle Goose was keeping slightly less classy company, yesterday afternoon.
On Orcombe Point first thing - 1 Firecrest, 1 Redpoll, c30 alba wagtails, c100+ Meadow Pipits, 11+ Skylarks (all west with 10+ in the top fields), 3 Stonechats, 7 Chiffchaffs, 2+ Grey Wagtails, 13+ Chaffinches, 2 Blackcaps, 5 Stock Doves and 15 Swallows. A flock of c150+ Linnets was in the top fields.
The juvenile Whinchat was still on the edge of the reedbed at West Lodge, on today's dog-walk, and a single Redpoll flew north.
Off Mudbank - 16 Redshank, 4 Greenshank, 13 Black-tailed Godwits, 2 Bar-tailed Godwits, 1 Peregrine and 3 Black Swans. The ducks and geese weren't counted.
Stonechat - Orcombe Point.
Juvenile Ring-necked Duck (second from left) with Tufted Ducks - Blackhill Quarry.
Juvenile Whinchat - West Lodge.