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Saturday, September 19, 2009

19th September

Teal: female in wetland pen, area 25.
Common Buzzard: one high SE at 11.50am.
Swallow: a steady movement appeared to be going all morning. I counted 420 birds heading SE, though I was only watching sporadically.
House Martin: Similar to the above species though in smaller numbers, I observed 180 birds.
Meadow Pipit: twelve birds flew SE.
Common Whitethroat: a female in area 29, feeding in trees.
Blackcap: three birds in area 29.
Chiffchaff: twelve birds present.
Goldcrest: eighteen birds in areas 14, 24 and 29,

2 comments:

castlehaven said...

Sunday 20 0745-0915
250+ House Martins feeding in a massive flock over the N end of the lake and over the W playing fields. A large bunch suddenly headed S.
Golf/tennis school: 3 Willow-Chaff feeding.
Area 24: Male and Juv Blackcap feeding on scarlet berries.

Tony Duckett said...

Cheers Francis