A warm, calm and cloudy morning seemed ideal for a few birds in the bushes but yet again this wasn't to be. Where are the Goldcrests? A few birds trickled through overhead including two Jays, three Grey Wagtails, three Rock Pipits, 18 Bramblings, two Redpolls, 24 Siskins and 17 Reed Buntings. Very quiet offshore.
I have also ran the Audiomoth recorder over the last two nights. Contacts have been almost limited to thrushes with 1507 Redwings and 188 Song Thrushes over the 12th/13th and 302 Redwings and 28 Song Thrush last night.
Nathusius's and Common Pipistrelle bats were flying around the Observatory in the early hours and again this evening. A Badger came into the garden this evening.
Moth-trapping produced two Delicates and a Green-brindled Crescent.