Having reached Watton Brook I checked the fences and herbage for migrants, none were seen, although several Swallows and House Martins skimmed over the fields and Brook for insect prey. The N wind blew moderate to occasionally fresh, perhaps the conditions had forced any migrants to cover. The fence-posts held many Wood Pigeons.
On my walk back I checked sheltered area of hedgerows and woodlands for any movements, all I could muster was a single calling Chiffchaff and a calling Bullfinch.
Redwings, Blackbirds, Song Thrushes, and Fieldfares really do provide a spectacle to behold as the first light of dawn sees these birds possibly making first landfall since leaving Scandinavia the night before.
Thrushes will seek a variety of fruits to feed upon in the lanes and hedgerows, one of these fruits is that of Blackthorn, the beautiful Sloe. This year has seen a bumper crop of these delightful fruits, these and other fruits will form a wonderful larder for hungry migrants.