Saturday, 11 September 2010

Lutley Wedge 11/09/10 07.50am (16°c) Cloudy and breezy 7/8 some low cloud, Wind S3-SSW3

Tree Pipit heading >SE Lutley Wedge 11/9/10

Hirundines were on the move this morning, mainly Swallows and House Martins but also 2 Sand Martins. Swallows were passing very low >WSW until around 08.30am when passage slowed before more Swallows started coming through, but heading mainly >S, again with lots of birds passing at 'knee top' height! 
1 Tree Pipit flew in high over the Top Footpath 'speezing', heading >SE across the wind at 08.00am and 16 Lapwing flew through in the distance towards Frankley heading >SW. Only low numbers of Meadow Pipits moved through this morning. 

Visible  Migration 07.50-10.50am :-
1 Tree Pipit >SE
19 Meadow Pipit (14 >S/SE, 5 >WSW)
2 Sand Martin >W
134 Swallow (82 >W, 45 >S/SW)
130+ House Martin >W/SW
1 Swift (over Lutley Brook with House Martins at 4.15pm) (S.L.C)
16 Lapwing >SW
2 Raven >E/SE
7 Blackcap
3 Chiffchaff

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