Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Wednesday 25th September 2013

Weather;  Mist, especially over the sea, with sunny spells. Wind force 2 NE to NW. Visibility poor.


Misty conditions in the morning resulted in some visible migration with about 50 Meadow Pipits, 22 Skylarks, 30 Reed Buntings and smaller numbers of Chaffinch, Greenfinch and Pied Wagtails overhead in the lighthouse area. Some alighted while most continued to the east.
Grounded birds included 2 Snipe, 3 Wheatear, a Blackcap, a Goldcrest, 5 Chiffchaffs and 2 Reed Warblers.
2 adult Mediterranian Gulls were on the shore.
A further 2 Blackcaps and 3 Chiffchaffs were on Park Lane. (Observers KD,KAD & EW)

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