Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Visible Bird Migration at Hutton Roof - Tues Nov 8th 2011

Visible Bird Migration - Tuesday November 8th 2011.
Hutton Roof, Cumbria.
Wind: E 12-15mph, Visability poor to both flanks but OK close. Light drizzle at times.
Movement: South unless stated.

Again very poor today with few birds, and not the best conditions, what few Thrushes we had were going in silly directions from us eg: North, North East.

Fieldfare: 130 (N/NE/E) best: 50,20,20.
Redwing: 100 (E & NE) best: 50,30.
Blackbird: 1 W
Chaffinch: 63 E & W
Goldfinch: 1 E
Greenfinch: 2 E
Meadow Pipit: 2
Starling 3 W (thousands ex roost to East with leisure)
LBBG: 7 E (probably from roost).