View from birdwatching hide over wetland habitat, Woodwalton Fen NNR, Cambridgeshire, UK - Mark Hamblin/2020VISION

Autumn has come upon us quite suddenly, but already the calls of redpoll and siskin can be heard from the woods, stonechats can be seen hovering over the ditches, and if you listen out at night, you might hear the 'seep' of a thrushes, such as redwing, flying over head. Now the short-eared owls have started to join us, how many will we get?