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Migration Time.

3rd Oct

A calm, cold morning produced a few grounded migrants with 60 Chiffchaffs, 12 Blackcaps, two Lesser Whitethroats,  ten Goldcrests and a Firecrest of note while birds passing overhead included six Grey Wagtails, a Rock Pipit, 200 Goldfinches and six Reed Buntings.
Seawatching in the morning was very slow but a bit of movement in the afternoon included 217 Brent Geese, ten Avocets, 16 Knot, 63 Kittiwakes, a Mediterranean Gull, a Great Skua and five Arctic Skuas. An adult Yellow-legged Gull and a colour-ringed first-winter Caspian Gull came briefly to the offerings of bread.
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans   first-winter   cr X86C   Dungeness   3rd October 2019
This was first seen on the RSPB Reserve on 9th September.
It was ringed as a pullus at Lausig, Sachsen, Germany on 1st June.