chaffinch

Busy Day

Description of sighting

good weather conditions for migration.Highspot again the Dartford Warbler and Ring Ouzel.Overall high number of species moving

Date of sighting

2009 Oct 13

Time of day

morning

Birds Seen

swallow
song thrush
skylark
siskin
ring ouzel
redwing
redpoll
mistle thrush
meadow pipit
linnet
goldfinch
Dartford Warbler
coal tit
chiffchaff
chaffinch
bullfinch
blackcap

a special sighting

Migration continues-Paul bowyer

Description of sighting

16 redwings seen.Grounded birds included 1 Dartford Warbler and 20 Song Thrush

Date of sighting

2009 Oct 12

Time of day

Birds Seen

swallow
skylark
meadow pipit
goldfinch
siskin
chaffinch
greenfinch
redwing
grey wagtail
pied wagtail
redpoll
reed bunting
song thrush
Dartford Warbler
chiffchaff
blackcap

a special sighting

On-going migration report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

18 species reported on the move over Brean

Date of sighting

2009 Oct 10

Time of day

Birds Seen

swallow
house martin
skylark
pied wagtail
chaffinch
reed bunting
linnet
meadow pipit
great spotted woodpecker
siskin
blackbird
song thrush
goldcrest
chiffchaff
blackcap
wheatear
greenfinch
starling

a special sighting

On-going migration report- Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

On the ground were 15 song thrush,2 wheatear,2 chiffchaff and a goldcrest,the other species were overflying.

Date of sighting

Time of day

Birds Seen

wheatear
swallow
song thrush
siskin
reed bunting
pied wagtail
goldcrest
meadow pipit
chiffchaff
chaffinch

a special sighting

On-going migration report - Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

high numbers of swallows and meadow ipit (app 400)

Date of sighting

2009 Oct 5

Time of day

Birds Seen

wheatear
tree pipit
swallow
skylark
pied wagtail
meadow pipit
house martin
chiffchaff
chaffinch

a special sighting

On-going Migration Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

Mostly overflying but whaeear were grounded near the "arrow".

Date of sighting

2009 Oct 1

Time of day

Birds Seen

swallow
reed bunting
skylark
meadow pipit
chaffinch
house martin
pied wagtail
goldfinch
wheatear

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

Paul reports visible migration increased over last 24 hours,some maedow pipit and reed bunting grounded.Wheatear,Chiffchaff,blackcap and goldcrest were also on the ground

Date of sighting

2009 Sep 30

Time of day

Birds Seen

redpoll
siskin
skylark
swallow
meadow pipit
reed bunting
linnet
chaffinch
greenfinch
Great Tit
jackdaw
wheatear
chiffchaff
blackcap
goldcrest

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

again substantial numberr of species seen,some grounded skylark,the rest of the birds were on migration over Brean

Date of sighting

2009 Sep 27

Time of day

Birds Seen

reed bunting
skylark
wheatear
siskin
great spotted woodpecker
jay
swallow
house martin
chaffinch
meadow pipit

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

High volume of migrant species,high spot was the incoming Brent Goose.Swallow numbers estimated at 1000

Date of sighting

2009 Sep 26

Time of day

Birds Seen

brent goose
song thrush
mistle thrush
reed bunting
grey wagtail
skylark
wheatear
chaffinch
pied wagtail
swallow
house martin
sand martin
goldcrest
blackcap
chiffchaff

a special sighting

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

migration picking up,7 wheatear,15 blackcap,10 chiffchaff

Date of sighting

2009 Sep 5

Time of day

Birds Seen

wheatear
grey wagtail
chaffinch
blackcap
chiffchaff
willow warbler
goldcrest
lesser whitethroat
whitethroat
redstart

a special sighting
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