Sunday, 4 September 2011

Visible Bird Migration over Hunting Hill, Carnforth (4th Sept 2011)

Today was really quiet and can only put it down to the weather making it such good local feeding and thus the birds where in no hurry to migrate. Chaffinch were probably the main mover today. I did have a trickle as such:

Sunday 4th September 2011
0800hrs to 1000hrs.
Hunting Hill, Carnforth, Lancashire.
Wind: 2mph and variable, 80% Blue Sky 20% Cloud
All movement S unless stated.

Chaffinch: 23
Goldfinch: 7
Swallow: 36
Alba Wagtail: 1
House Martin: 6
Mistle Thrush: 5
Greenfinch: 1NW

Also had a singing Chiffchaff near the sewage farm. Also had 2 separate Willow Warblers.

A part of 15 mixed Great and Blue Tits, tree hopping to North, probably local
Greylag Goose: 2 E probably local,
Curlew: 2W probably local.