Saturday, 2 April 2011

Lutley Wedge 02/04/11 08.00am (13°c) Grey and overcast, light rain showers clearing to sun/scattered cloud later. Wind (S)➝(SW) F3/4

Highlight today was a fall of (4)♂(2)♀ Wheatears, and with heavily overcast skies early on there were also signs of some wader passage with (8) Golden Plover and a single Lapwing flying through at Wassell Grove Pools. Other visible migrants included (10) Sand Martin and departing winter visitors with (5) Brambling and (29) Fieldfare.
6 Wheatear
10 Sand Martin (5➝ESE) (5➝SSW)
1 Swallow
4  Chiffchaff
1 Blackcap
43 Meadow Pipit ➝N
5 Brambling (2➝SE) (3➝ENE)
6 Siskin (2➝N) (4➝SW)
29 Fieldfare (4➝E) (25➝SE)
8 Golden Plover (7➝NW) (1➝E)
1 Lapwing ➝NW
Wheatears Lutley Wedge 2/4/11

Golden Plover heading ➝NW Wassell Grove Pools 2/4/11


Jason K said...

Looks like you had a good day Craig....what a great way to spend the weekend before heading back top Scotland...nice photos btw.

Warren Baker said...

Another nice haul of mixed migrants Craig, makes me well envious :-)