Other than the ringing details I have recorded very little in my notebook. There was a good movement of Pink-footed Geese and several skeins were leaving their estuarine roost, and as a couple of days ago others were arriving from the north.
There was probably 70 grounded Redwings and 15 - 20 Fieldfares, and they featured prominently in the ringing totals for the morning. We ringed 28 birds as follows (recaptures in brackets):
Fieldfare - 2
Wren - 1
Redwing - 13
Reed Bunting - 8
Greenfinch - 4
It's looking more of a seawatching kind of day tomorrow, with the possibility of some thrushes Sunday morning.