Thursday, 28 October 2010

South West Scotland...Top Vis

A few days in south west Scotland started with an early morning vis on Sunday the 24th October
Fieldfare 5600       NNE
Skylark     615      NNE
Redwing       4      NNE
Lapland Bunting  1 NNE
Whooper Swan  2 south
Hen Harrier(ringtail)  1 south
Meadow Pipit   86     NNE
Starling          800+      NNE
Jackdaw        670       south
Twite              14                 NNE
Greylag           9             south
Mistle Thrush  22  NNE
Linnet              1  NNE
Chaffinch         3 NNE
Brambling       4   NNE
Waxwing        25 WNW
Reed Bunting   1 NNE
(AC and KS)
Other Birds present
Rock Pipit                  28+
Black Throated Diver    2
Buzzard                         3
Raven                           4
Willow warbler            1
Twite (no rings maybe a differnt species?) 20 on beach(where they should be)
Eider  62
Snipe  3
The next morning before dawn Waxwing calls could be herd in the dark along with masses of Redwing,Skylark and Fieldfare but as dawn broke only 2 waxwings and a handful of Mipits were observed..........
Vis    27th
Whooper Swan  30 North
Hen Harrier  1 Adult male south
Swallow  1 south
Merlin 1 south


Brian Sumner said...

About the same as a morning at Fly Flatts then !!!!

AndyC said...

I think it is on a average day,just struck lucky with the Vis...never seen as many Skylarks ...just fantastic