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10th Oct

Very thick fog reduced visibility down to a few metres for most of the morning and made observations difficult. Even so, it was obvious that there was very little in the way of grounded migrants and just a trickle of birds overhead which included a Buzzard, a Grey Wagtail, three Rock Pipits, seven Brambling and 15 Siskins.

In the evening there was an almost continuous presence of Nathusius's and Common Pipistrelles around the Observatory.