Monday, September 09, 2013

Swales Moor

Tried a bit of Vis Mig late morning (11.45 till 12.55) and was quite surprised to find mipits on the move - 143 with most coming down onto the ridge then with some reluctance headed off high in small groups >W
1 Grey Wagtail >N
1 Sparrowhawk >SW
53 Swallows >SW
11 House Martin >SW
2 L B B gulls >SW

Other birds present
1 Grey Wagtail
c50 Linnet
c40 Goldfinch
2 Stock Dove
+ the usual mixed flock of corvids

Juvenile Grey Wagtail at Ploughcroft this morning with, unusually, a white tail feather!

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