Monday, September 17, 2018

Ogden Water and watch-point

Mid morning - in the mist and drizzle
6 Teal
2 Cormorants
2 Tufted Duck
50+ B H Gulls
4 Herring Gulls
2 L B B Gulls
15 Common Gulls
3 Chiffchaffs in BS's passerine alley ! with brief song from one bird.

'Giants Tooth' watch- point 10:55 - 12:15 'VisMig' as the fog cleared with moving birds mainly >W and SW
769 Meadow Pipits
152 Swallows
2 House Martins
2 Mistle Thrush
2 Snipe
3 Chaffinch
1 Woodpigeon
+  a few gulls


Brian Sumner . said...

A good vis mig count Dave. The overnight fog cleared over Queensbury at 0700 hrs with Swallows
and Mipits piling over but by 0800 hrs the fog returned.
I bet the Teal at Ogden were the Fly Flatts birds as they had gone tonight.

darrell j prest said...

Sky was filled with meadow pipits this morning 100s over king cross around 630

Bradshaw Rambler said...

Had your work cut there Dave counting the Mipits.
Rumours of Waxwing and Fieldfare having arrived in UK this week!!
Maybe a bumper Autumn.