..but a pleasant morning all the same. Early on it was cool and hazy but fair. In the garden, Tree Sparrows have increased their number to 5 birds but the Brambling seems to have moved on. Maybe it was a new arrival re fuelling before carrying on south and west?
Two Roe Deer were in the field up towards the Heugh from our drive and a third was flushed by us near the Village Wood. Jay and Redpoll were calling while 6 Bullfinches and a Marsh Tit fed on strangely pale pink ornamental Rowan berries.
Some migration was still occurring with 3 Mistle Thrushes and 2 Fieldfares together heading south followed by 3 Redwings freshly in-off. I sometimes hear Redwings calling in the dark as they come in right up to December.
The weather has deteriorated this evening with some rain and a freshening Sou'Westerly...