Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Lutley Wedge 15/10/14 (10°c) Cloudy/overcast 8/8 breaking to 6/8 some patchy low cloud c1100ft. Wind (ESE)-(E) F2/3

"Woodlark and huge Redwing rush!"

1 WOODLARK (heard only, called twice in flight. Only the 2nd record at Lutley Wedge)
8,472 Redwing  
14 Song Thrush 
2 Brambling
1 Swallow
1 Chiffchaff
1 Blackcap
1 Redpoll sp
11 Meadow Pipit 
31 Pied Wagtail 
3 alba Wagtail
117 Starling 
1 Reed Bunting 
12 Skylark

1 Red Admiral ➝SW
Redwings 15/10/14

Swallow 15/10/14


Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Halesowen West Midlands 14/10/14

6 Golden Plover flew over my garden heading West towards Lutley Wedge at 12.42pm

Golden Plover 14/10/14

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Lutley Wedge 02/09/10 (11°c) Cloudy 6/8. Wind (E) F1

1 Juv Whinchat (Wassell Grove)
2 Tree Pipit
5 Swift
15 House Martin
18 Swallow
1 Whitethroat
2 Chiffchaff
37 Meadow Pipit (26➝S/SW) (11 in)
2 alba Wagtail ➝S
2 Linnet ➝S
1 Raven ➝S
Meadow Pipit & Swift 2/9/14

Whinchat 2/9/14

Sunday, 24 August 2014

24/08/14 Lutley Wedge (8°c) Fine & sunny, scattered/broken high cloud. (SW) F1

"Gropper!"

1 GRASSHOPPER WARBLER
2 Whinchat (1 juv still Wassell Grove)
5 Tree Pipit (2 in)
3 flava Wagtail (1➝SSW)
27+ Swift
43 House Martin
14 Swallow
4 Whitethroat
4 Blackcap
3 Chiffchaff
Grasshopper Warbler 24/8/14
 (The first ever autumn record at Lutley Wedge, and first gropper on the patch since 2011! )

Whinchat & Tree Pipit 24/8/14

Swift 24/8/14

Saturday, 23 August 2014

23/08/14 Lutley Wedge

1 juv Whinchat (Wassell Grove)

Friday, 22 August 2014

Lutley Wedge 22/08/14 (10°c) Bright, scattered broken cloud 6/8. (W) F2

5 Tree Pipit (1 in then➝NW) (3➝W/NW) (1 Wassell Grove)
1 Juv Whinchat (Wassell Grove)
1 Willow Warbler
2 Chiffchaff
3 Whitethroat
3 Blackcap
34 House Martin
5 Swallow
26 Swift ➝W/SW

Tree Pipit 22/8/14




Thursday, 21 August 2014

Lutley Wedge 21/08/14 (9°c) Cool, overcast and breezy. (SW) F2/3

1 juv Whinchat (Wassell Grove)
1 Garden Warbler
6 Whitethroat
3 Blackcap
5 Chiffchaff
14 Swift ➝WSW
24 Swallow
20+ House Martin
1 Cormorant ➝W

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Lutley Wedge 20/08/14 (8°c) Sunny, Scattered Cloud. (W) - (WNW) F1/2

"Circus grip back!"

1 juv MARSH HARRIER ➝NNW at 09.56am
1 juv Whinchat (Wassell Grove)
4 Tree Pipit (3➝S) (1 in)
6 flava Wagtail (5➝W/SW) (1➝WNW)
14+ House Martin
8+ Swallow
56+ Swift ➝W/SW
3 Whitethroat
5+ Chiffchaff
1 Blackcap
Juv Marsh Harrier 20/8/14
 (only the 2nd record at Lutley Wedge)

Juv Whinchat 20/8/14