Thursday, 14 October 2010

14th October, 2010 Beachy Head Wind NNE3 to 4-5

Went to Beachy this morning with Doreen and also met up with Pete & Mim and Tony Quinn.
Not to many migrants in the bushes and only a small trickle moving over. Following were seen:

Sparrow Hawk 1
Kestrel 4
Merlin 1 (PN)
Peregrine 2-3
Swallow 130
House Martin 10
Pied Wagtail 15 (6 East)
Robin 7
Stonechat 9
Wheatear 4
Ring Ouzel 2
Blackbird 5
Song Thrush 2
Blackcap 1
Chiffchaff 21
Raven 2
Starling 700
Goldfinch 150 East
Siskin 2
Linnet 70 East

During the afternoon Tony Cook found a Pallas's Warbler in Belle Tout wood and was also seen by several other observers.

RHC had a Short Eared Owl in Shooters Bottom on the 13th.

Raven on the cliff edge fence at Birling