In the afternoon Paul Cook found another red-flanked bluetail in Church Lane, Whitburn. Yellow-browed warblers were also found in Trow Quarry and Marsden Quarry. Seawatching at the obs saw several pomarine skuas, c80 red-throated divers and lots of ducks!
The ringing totals for the day totalled 69 and included 25 blackbirds, 11 goldcrests, 9 redwings, 4 chaffinch and song thrush, 3 chiffchaff and goldfinch, 2 blackcaps and singles of fieldfare, red-flanked bluetail and yellow-browed warbler. Retraps included the norwegian blackcap, 4 blackbird, 2 blue tits and singles of robin, wren, chiffchaff and great tit.
red-flanked bluetail - Paul Hindness