Thursday, 20 October 2011

Upottery Airfield, Smeatharpe

Great grey shrike still present up to at least 9.00 a.m and showing well. 200+ golden plovers, 50+ lapwing, 3 stonechat, 2 wheatear, 10 stock doves and 4 ravens. A noticeable increase in blackbirds with at least 15 present but no ring ouzels amongst them. A small passage of starlings and woodpigeons overhead.