Sunday, 2 October 2011

Visible Bird Migration at Hutton Roof - Sun 2nd October 2011.

Visible Bird Migration - Sunday October 2nd 2011.
Hutton Roof, Cumbria.
Wind: ESE 10-12mph then swung to SW15mph by 0930hrs.
Movement: South unless stated.

Rained throughout, moderating continually between heavy speckly to heavy rain. Spoilt count although still lots of birds moved through considering and still going through in slow trickles on leaving.

Meadow Pipit: 117 (W/SW when Wind at ESE, then strictly S with SW)
Chaffinch: 128
Goldfinch: 68 (best parties: 20,15,8,7,7)
Linnet: 23
Greenfinch 24 (2W)
Siskin: 4
Raven: 3
Starling: (approx 50 varying E or W)
Alba Wagtail: 3
Kestrel: 2
Swallow: 2