Another calm morning resulted in good numbers of grounded migrants and birds passing overhead again. Of note were a Short-eared Owl, a Dartford Warbler, two Firecrests, 50 Goldcrests, four Ring Ouzels, a Mistle Thrush, four Grey Wagtails, four Rock Pipits, 70 Redpolls, one Common Redpoll, nine Crossbills and 40 Siskins.
|Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus Dungeness 17th October 2020|
This species has become quite scarce at the Observatory in recent years and are only rarely ringed.
A Porpoise and a Brown Hare were seen.
At least 19 Mottled Shieldbugs were seen.