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Wednesday 7th October 2015

A rather grey and bleak day, with even the hardy dragonflies choosing to shelter in the moth trap! Very little of note bird wise with only a hand full of migrants, these included small numbers of Song thrushes and Goldcrest in the pines, with six House Martins, two Redpolls and a Grey wagtail noted flying over. A Stonechat was again around the edge of the Broadwater.

Two Migrant Hawkers in the moth trap - Holme Bird Obs, 7th October 2015