Sunday, 2 October 2011

Lutley Wedge 02/10/11 07.20am-10.20am (15°c) Warm and sunny, patchy high cloud. Wind (S/SW) F1-3

A juvenile Peregrine flew through heading West at 10.10am (the first this autumn). Again vis mig was pretty slow first thing other than a trickle of mainly alba Wagtails going over, however a pulse of Mipits got going from about 8.40am, with most groups passing very high overhead into the light headwind. 

Visible Migration:-
1 Peregrine ➝W
184 Meadow Pipit ➝S (including flocks of 17, 15, 12 and 10)
46 alba Wagtail ➝S
18 Swallow ➝S
7 Siskin ➝S
4 Redpoll (3➝SW) (1➝SE)
49 Goldfinch ➝S
1 Reed Bunting ➝W
4 Canada Geese ➝W

1 Chiffchaff

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