Not a very nice morning; dull, occasional light rain and very windy.
As fast as I put seed on the bridge, the wind blew it away, so I just spent a couple of hours at the two bridges this morning, but still managed to see a few birds. The highlight was undoubtedly the flock of Siskin that came down into the nearby bushes.
The Blackbirds were the usual ‘early birds’ at the footbridge, and the Crows, along with a few Magpies. Plenty of Chaffinch, Greenfinch and Reed Buntings around the bridge, and under the road bridge, I was accosted by the usual Mallards; and a few Black-headed Gulls.
Maybe better weather tomorrow.
Full list of today’s sightings
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)
Mallard [sp] (Anas platyrhynchos)
Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)
Great Crested Grebe [sp] (Podiceps cristatus)
Great Cormorant [sp] (Phalacrocorax carbo)
Common Moorhen [sp] (Gallinula chloropus)
Common Coot [sp] (Fulica atra)
Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus)
Common Wood Pigeon [sp] (Columba palumbus)
British Dunnock (Prunella modularis occidentalis)
British Robin (Erithacus rubecula melophilus)
Common Blackbird [sp] (Turdus merula)
Redwing [sp] (Turdus iliacus)
British Long-tailed Tit (Aegithalos caudatus rosaceus)
British Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus obscurus)
British Great Tit (Parus major newtoni)
Eurasian Magpie [sp] (Pica pica)
Carrion Crow [sp] (Corvus corone)
British Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs gengleri)
European Greenfinch [sp] (Carduelis chloris)
European Goldfinch [sp] (Carduelis carduelis)
Eurasian Siskin (Carduelis spinus)
Reed Bunting [sp] (Emberiza schoeniclus)
Total species 23