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Tuesday 28th March 2017

Thick fog limited interest until midday when the mist lifted and gave way to a beautiful spring afternoon. Migrants overhead included a Grey Wagtail, 14 Siskins, 7 Redpolls and 8 Buzzards over the marshes.

 Mealy Redpoll in the hand - Holme Bird Obs, March 2017

Grounded migrants appeared to consist of Robins, Goldcrests and a few Chiffchaffs. A Green Sandpiper was seen flying along the Broadwater and a Greenshank was seen from the entrance track.

Only 5 moths were in the traps, including 2 Red Chestnuts.