Saturday, 25 September 2010

Vismig - Sat Sept 25th 2010 - Hutton Roof, Cumbria

Saturday September 25th 2010 - Hutton Roof Cumbria.
Wind: N 5-8 mph
Movement: All Pipits SE
Chaffs between SW in the main and NE

Started off with keen frost, waiting for ten minutes for windscreen to clear. 0652 first birds, then a little burst and then just steady, but Pipits seem to start proper in small parties at about 0900hrs and died off by 0945hrs.

Meadow Pipits: 216
Chaffinch: 123
Mistle Thrush: 25 (One party NW)
Alba Wagtail: 5 (all singles)
Linnet: 14 (Singles or pairs all West)
Raven: 3 (South)
Goldfinch: 17 (10,5,2)
Siskin 2 (plus some missed audible only)
Greenfinch: 3
Stock Dove: 1NE
Great Spotted Woodpecker: 2 E
Swallow: 3 (2,1)
Cormorant: 2NE
Long Tailed Tits: 9 (one party- never at this territory as a rule!)
LBBG: 4 NW (1 ad 3juv)
Grey Wagtail: 1 S
Skylark: 4 (2 at 0930 which went S and another 2 at approx 0945hrs which came NW)
Herring Gull 1NW