Friday, 23 September 2011

Lutley Wedge 23/09/11 07.15am (9°c) Cloudy (SW) F3

A surge of Meadow Pipits today with a constant passage of small flocks from first light finally tailing off late morning. At least (561) flew through to the S/SW in 3.5 hours this morning, the 2nd highest ever day count at Lutley Wedge since (620) on 16/9/10. Also the first Golden Plover this autumn flew over at 08.18am heading SW.
Visible migration :-
1 Golden Plover ➝SW
561 Meadow Pipit ➝S/W
51 Swallow ➝S
102 House Martin ➝S/SW
5 Redpoll sp ➝S
7 Siskin (4➝S) (2➝N) (1➝W)
3 Goldfinch ➝S
8 alba Wagtail (6➝S/SE)
1 Herring Gull ➝W

3 Chiffchaff
1 Blackcap
1 Goldcrest
Some of the 100's! 'Mipit montage' and Golden Plover 23/9/11

1 comment:

Jason K said...

500+, that' some serious Mipit movement Craig!