Sunday, 19 October 2014

Wednesday 15th October 2014

Migration watch; 07.45 - 12.20hrs.
Another good day with plenty of new arrivals to search through although passage was a little quiet.
On the move (south unless stated) were 5 Cormorant north, 80 Pink-footed Geese + 3 north, 32 Kittiwake north, 8 Skylark, 4 Rock Pipit, 1 Siskin and 2 Reed Bunting.
Migrants seen between Long Nab and South Cliff were 2 Snipe, 1 Short-eared Owl (Castle Hill), 18 Skylark, 57 Robin, 8 Meadow Pipit, 11 Rock Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Stonechat, 1 Whinchat (Long Nab), 48 Blackbird, 9 Song Thrush, 39 Redwing, 1 Lesser Whitethroat (Long Nab), 11 Blackcap, 2 Yellow-browed Warbler (Long Nab), 5 Chiffchaff, 135 Goldcrest, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Great Grey Shrike (Long Nab), 1 Jay, 16 Chaffinch, 5 Brambling, 1 Lapland Bunting (Long Nab) and 14 Reed Bunting.
A female Hen Harrier was seen at Flixton Carr.

Great Grey Shrike, Long Nab - Chris Bradshaw
 

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