Monday, 27 September 2010

Vismig - Mon Sept 27th 2010 - Hutton Roof REDWINGS

Monday September 27th 2010 - Hutton Roof, Cumbria.
0700hrs - 0830hrs and then 0920hrs-1010hours.
Wind: NE 8 mph decreasing all the time to NE 1 mph
Movement: South unless stated otherwise.
Very still, Cloudy but very clear to the West, and yet low cloud over Ingleborough and the Lune Valley to the East. Very still sort of morning with lots of Black Gnat flies and midge type flies present. (so still that it was great for audible)

Highlights: 3 nice Redwing parties, a Snipe party, Mipits still not going, the majority of the very few that where going through, where going so high in altitude, that I probably missed lots, Good Chaffinch numbers, nice 15 alba Wagtail party.

Meadow Pipits: 51 all South East (best parties: 10)
Chaffinch: 198: (95% to South East, a few to the West) best parties: 8s,7s,6s...
Alba Wagtail: 22 (one party 15) all South East
Redwing: 56 (8NE,8E, 40 NW)
Raven: 4 (3N, 1S) possibly local?
Mistle Thrush: 7 (5NE) 2NW
Starling: 7 (3,1,3 all East) probably continentals!
Goldfinch: 13 (One party 10)
Greenfinch: 2
Linnet: 2
Common Snipe: 5 (One party, first went out North East and then returned 5 minutes later to SW)
Swallow: 21 (East or West)
Siskin: 1
Great Spotted Woodpecker: 1W
Jay: 2NE
Green Woodpecker: 1 presumed local.