We also came across the Barn Owl, it was resting in a Willow tree near the south feeders, flew off and settled again between the feeders until disturbed by a flock of Magpies, see photo.
It was one of the best mornings for a long time, skeins of geese flying south but very high, must have seen over a dozen varying in size from 50 to 150.
A fast flying Sparrow Hawk passed through the trees between the feeders and then a Merlin skimmed across the marsh hoping to catch a wader.
Lots of activity at the feeders, a good variety but no sign of the Bullfinch, lots of Goldfinch including a few young still waiting adult plumage, see photo.
Bob and Bri
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|001 Barn Owl near feeders.jpg
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