Saturday, 8 October 2011

Soar

A bit of movement for the first 3 hours of light, with the following mainly heading west 0725-0945: Meadow Pipit 140; Alba wagtail 35; Linnet 120; Goldfinch 7; Greenfinch 3; Siskin 99; Skylark 110; Redpoll 4; Crossbill 2; Chaffinch 22. Otherwise, only 1 Wheatear, 1 Snipe, 1 Hen Harrier (ring tail over Bolt Head), 20 Swallow, 1 Little Egret, 6 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 1 Peregrine and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker.

To coin a phrase of Perry's - the bushes were dire!