Sunday 17th October 2010. Arrived at Pett around 7am, the tide was starting to go down, but low tide wasnt due until early afternoon. There is still heavy easterly movements of small birds, mainly finches,and again mainly Goldfinches, Linnets,with a few Siskins,Greenfinches mixed in. Also Pied Wagtails,1Yellow Wagtail, Meadow Pipits,Skylarks,Swallows and small numbers of House Martins again moving east. Early in the morning there was a dark cloud moving west which turned out to be Starlings well over a thousand of them. The bird of the day was a well marked Snow Bunting which was on the sea wall. ln the bay there was 2 R.T.Diver, 40/50 G.C.Grebe, 3Eider west, 10Common Scoter on the sea, and some Gannet fishing along the bay, plus small parties of Brent Geese moving around the bay all morning. Birds on the marsh, the numbers of Wigeon are buildling up nicely as are the Canada Geese, waders were in smaller numbers, with 1 Green Sand,80/100 Curlew,2/300 Lapwing 8 Redshank, 4/6 Grey Plovers. There was one of each Buzzard,Marsh Harrier (cream head) Peregrine (imm) Kestrel (female). Good birdwatching Pete.