Start Point

Beautiful, clear day but a bitterly cold F-S N wind.

Vis mig 07:45-09:45 ( with Paul Heaton and Steve Young, just south of the car park, all birds headed between north and northwest.

40 Skylarks, 50 Meadow Pipits, 20 alba Wagtails, Grey Wagtail, Redwing, 180 Chaffinch, 130 Goldfinch, 11 Greenfinch, Lesser Redpoll, 13 Siskin, 10 Bullfinch, 6 Brambling and 2 Reed Buntings.

c500 Woodpigeon seemed to be doing a loop around the point, we were ou of site of any probable main flight line. Against the grain 4 dark-bellied Brent Geese  south down Mattiscombe Valley.

Qiuck look around the farm produced 2 Mistle Thrushes, 2 Chiffcaffs, 6 Goldcrest and a Firecrest.

Posted October 27th, 2012 at 2:33 pm by Perry Sanders in Bird News