Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Berry Hd

Tremendous fall of migrants today 0700-1100hrs: 1 Nightingale (singing), 11 Grasshopper Warblers, 17 Redstarts, 3 Whinchat, 5 Garden Warblers, 7 Lesser Whitethroats, 2 Spotted Flycatchers, 1 Pied Flycatcher (male), 1 Yellow Wagtail, 23 Sedge Warblers, 5 Reed Warbler, 26 Wheatear, 156 Blackcaps, 192 Willow Warblers, 103 Whitethroat, 2 Cuckoo (together briefly), only territorial Chiffchaffs that I could make out just 7 singing. good numbers of Swallows, Swifts and House Martin also over.
Butterflies:Clouded Yellow and my first Small Copper of the year.


Best ever fall for me at Berry Head. Sorry about the early phone calls to several of you!


ML, DMN, BMc, REB.