Start Point

Cloudy, grey morning with a fresh W-SW wind. Watched the visible migration from the car park from 06:45. Difficult conditions, not easy to hear a lot of things but worth perservering. Passage seemed to have died out by 09:00,all birds headed south.

10 alba wagtails, 570 Goldfinch, 420 Chaffinch, 60 Linnet, 15 Siskin, 3 Brambling and the highlight 21 Crossbills ( groups of 18 and 3 ). 2 Swallows flew north.

Posted November 2nd, 2013 at 10:25 am by Perry Sanders in Bird News