Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Visible Migration - Hutton Roof - Wed 26th Sept 2012

26th Sept 2012 – Vismig – Hutton Roof, Cumbria (Clawthorpe side),
Wind: NE 15mph to 20mph
Movement: East unless specified.

Most stuff going directly into wind. Albas seemed to start off well today. A surprise Grey Plover. Most birds struggling with wind. Only a few Mipits.

Alba Wagtail: 5 (all singles)
Grey Wagtail: 1
Chaffinch: 43 (5W all others E) Best parties: 5,4
Meadow Pipit: 21 (South) Best party: 4
Goldfinch: 1W
Mistle Thrush: 2E
Starling: 4E (2,2)
Grey Plover: 1E (also calling)
Swallow: 4E (3,1)

26th Sept 2012 - Vismig - Hutton Roof, Cumbria (Trig Point)
1230hrs - 1500hrs.
Wind: NE 8mph
Movement SE unless specified.

Fairly quiet, but a few mipits trickling through along with Goldfinch and Siskin.

Siskin: 6S(one party)
Goldfinch: 29S (2,15,12)
Linnet: 2W
Swallow: 6S (one party)
Meadow Pipit: 24 (all SE best party 6 and 3s)
Jay: 1SGSW: 1S