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17th Nov

The wind dropped overnight and with clear skies this meant most of the coverage was on the land. The highlight was a Siberian Chiffchaff at the Long Pits along with a Woodcock, seven Chiffchaffs, four Firecrests and six Song Thrushes. Birds passing overhead included a Golden Plover, 3500 Starlings, a Brambling, five Redpolls and 35 Siskins