Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Tuesday 1st October 2013

The winds were again strong and migrants were hard to find, although there was clearly an increase in Song Thrush and Brambling.
Between Stoupe Brow and South Cliff were 5 Skylark, 5 Meadow Pipit, 4 Rock Pipit, 27 Robin, 2 Redwing, 141 Song Thrush, 14 Blackbird, 5 Blackcap, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (Castle Hill), 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest, 52 Brambling, 11 Chaffinch and 4 Reed Bunting.
On the move south were 3 Red-throated Diver, 1300+ Gannet, 4 Meadow Pipit and 7 Swallow.
There were 5 Purple Sandpiper roosting in the Harbour.

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