Sunday, 30 September 2012

Visible Migration - Sun Sept 30th 2012 - Near Timber Yard (Hutton Roof) and also Newton.

Visible Migration Sun Sept 30th 2012 at Near Hutton Roof Timber Yard and later at Newton (Nr. Whittington)
0700 to 0815hrs
Wind: SW 20 to 25mph gusting even stronger.
Movement South unless stated.
A few Mipits braved it from 0725hrs and then ceased after about 0815hrs.

Meadow Pipits: 33 S (best 6,5,4,4)
Alba Wagtail: 1 S
0830 to 0930hrs
A good decision to move down to Newton. Immediately Mipits moving and Swallows etc.

Meadow Pipits: 54 S (best 12,10, 6,5, mainly pairs)
Alba Wagtail: 3
Chaffinch: 14
House Martin: 27 S (best party 20)
Swallow: 16 S (best 4,3,3)
Greenfinch: 3 S
Starling: 3 S
Curlew heard in distance – probably on Lune borders.