Monday, 24 October 2011

Visible Bird Migration at Hutton Roof - Mon 24th October 2011

(This mornings skyscape over Hutton Roof at 0730hrs - Click over to enlarge)

Visible Bird Migration - Mon Oct 24th 2011.
Hutton Roof, Cumbria.
0730hrs - 1130hrs.
Wind: SE 20mph with strong regular gust to 40mph
Movement: South unless stated.

Noticeable increase in Starling parties all West average parties 10-30.

Fieldfare: 705 W (500W 200SE) (1000hrs onwards last 5 parties (200 in total) all went SE) best: (200,70,60)
Redwing: 25 W
Starlings: 516 W (best parties: 80,80 and lots of 30s)
Chaffinch: 41 (E & W)
Goldfinch: 3 W
Greenfinch: 12 (8E 4W)
Woodpigeon: 1 W
Mistle Thrush: 1 W
Meadow Pipit: 2.