hobby

Migration Continues.Report by Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

unusual sighting of woodcock near Trig Point
Paul estimates 7500 birds of 19 species passed over Brean Down

Date of sighting

2010 Oct 11

Time of day

morning visit

Birds Seen

hobby
ring ouzel
mistle thrush
woodcock
wheatear

a special sighting

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

small numbers of individual species

Date of sighting

2009 May 4

Time of day

morning

Birds Seen

yellow wagtail
whitethroat
whimbrel
tree pipit
swift
swallow
mute swan
lesser redpoll
hobby
grey wagtail

a special sighting

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

high number of species seen

Date of sighting

2009 May 4

Time of day

morning visit

Birds Seen

yellow wagtail
whitethroat
whimbrel
tree pipit
swift
swallow
siskin
mute swan
lesser redpoll
hobby
grey wagtail

a special sighting

visit by PB

Description of sighting

300 swallow over,small numbers swifts, house martins and sand martins.Flock of whimbrell also.Large numbers blackcaps over the Down.Arctic Skua and Gannet reported by other source.Pied Flycatcher seen was male

Date of sighting

2008 Apr 26

Time of day

morning

Birds Seen

yellow wagtail
whitethroat
wheatear
tree pipit
sedge warbler
redstart
redpoll
pied flycatcher
lesser whitethroat
hobby
grasshopper warbler

a special sighting

Visit by PB

Description of sighting

high cloud and light rain.Migrant numbers reasonable.Arival of Hobby of note.

Date of sighting

2008 May 3

Time of day

Birds Seen

wood warbler
whimbrel
swift
swallow
spotted flycatcher
house martin
hobby
garden warbler
cuckoo

a special sighting
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