Today more evidence of large numbers of birds moving on the NE winds included several locally scarce species.
For a second day running over 300 birds were ringed, today 1 Kingfisher, 17 Blackbirds, 6 Song Thrushes (Continental), 221 Redwings, 16 Fieldfares, 5 Robins, 3 Blackcaps, 1 Chiffchaff (tristis), 1 Firecrest, 1 Blue Tit, 3 Coal Tits (Continental) ,18 Starlings, 3 Chaffinches, 10 Bramblings, 1 Bullfinch and 1 Lesser Redpoll.
A Great Spotted Woodpecker was around Mannez Quarry for most of the morning.
Photo (JH) today’s Kingfisher, a scarce visitor to Alderney, occasionally spotted during the autumn and winter months, this female is only the second ever ringed here.

May be an image of bird