Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Hunter Hill

My first day on Vis Mig from the watchpoint for 2 hrs this morning
Meadow Pipit 36 >SW
Swallow 45 movers >S but 200+ in the valley and feeding over the moors could not be classed as genuine movers !
2 goups of Swifts very high - 44 >S
1 Grey Heron >N
5 Mallard >S
2 Mistle Thrush >N
3 L B B Gulls >N

Other birds nearby
9 Curlew on the golf course
1 Whinchat by the quarry
17 Greenfinch
30+ Goldfinch on thistles
2 Stock Dove
11 Woodpigeons
20+ House Martins
1 Pheasant
45 Jackdaws
32 Carrion Crows
2 Magpie
1 Willow Warbler in Slaughter gap along with 2 Blue Tits and a Chaffinch

1 comment:

Brian Sumner . said...

A good start off to the season there Dave.
Looking like we,ll have to skip the waders this year and move on to the vis mig