Search This Blog

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

27th September

Water Rail: what we presume to be one of our returning birds was present in the rail ditch, area 2 this morning. This is the earliest autumn date for this species.

Swallow: 68 birds passed through.

House Martin: 2 were in with one party of swallows.

Meadow Pipit: 18 birds in small groups headed west.

Blackcap: 6 were present.

Chiffchaff: 14 were present.

Lesser Redpoll: one flew east.

1 comment:

Beau~Jensen said...

Smashing! Will be passing through on Sunday. I saw a lovely water rail in Rainham earlier on in the year, but would be lovely to see one on Sunday. I shall keep my eyes peeled!