Chiffchaff with 'pollen horn' Lutley Wedge 23/3/10
A total clear out of yesterday's Wheatears occurred in the clear conditions overnight, with only 1 male Wheatear this morning near Wassell Grove.
Visible Migration at Wassell Grove Pools totals:-
1 Goosander >SW
c15 Golden Plover >W 2>SE
50 Fieldfare >NNE
2 Redwing >NNE
8 Meadow Pipit >N
1 Redpoll sp >NE
Also seen 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Redwing, 70 Chaffinch, 50+Linnet
Another newly arrived Chiffchaff was singing from scrub along lutley lane, and had an obvious 'pollen horn' showing as a dark patch around the bill and face.