Thursday, 29 September 2011

First Pinks

Had my first pink footed geese over the last couple of days 22 yesterday and 40 today heading west...1 Crossbill flew south calling and 1 great spot the same direction.1 Greenland Wheatear,22 LBBGulls,1 Skylark,120 Linnets 1 Kestrel on soil Hill today...

Tuesday, 27 September 2011


Jays seem to be everywhere this week with at least 12 sightings in /over and around the village.2 willow Warblers and 2 chiffs (one singing like it was spring this morning),30 LTTits,2 Grey Herons,2 Grey Wags and the family of sparrowhawks are still around causing chaos.A few LBBgulls west and a steady trickle of Mipits south /west. Loads of Speckled woods about today and single ed Admiral and Small Tortoiseshell..should be good for a few migrant moths this week with perfect weather for them.....????

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Morning Vis

A real morning for vis with dark low skies and a small open window to the s/e pity I only had an hour ....
Mipits 175+ s/w
Swallows 150+ s/w
Linnet 17 s/w
Chaffinch 5 s/w
LbbGull 3 s/w
Greenfinch 4 s/w
Pied wagtail 17
Grey Wagtail 2 south
Sparrowhawk 1 female took Blackbird off wall.
Stock Dove 6
Grey Heron 1 west
Golcrest 2

Monday, 5 September 2011

Weekly round up

100 lapwings flew north which must have been the queensbury flock ,3 Bullfinch in the back gaden was a nice supise,a Nuthatch in the wood with 20+ Blue and Great Tits,10 Goldfinch,18 Linnets,8 pied wagtail and a Yellow wagtail south first thing on sunday morning was the best so far this autumn.