goldfinch

High volume report from Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

4500 swallow and 500 meadow pipit counted through

Date of sighting

2008 Sep 19

Time of day

morning

Birds Seen

swallow
siskin
sand martin
pied wagtail
meadow pipit
house martin
grey wagtail
grey heron
wheatear
goldfinch
chiffchaff

a special sighting

High number Report from Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

good movement of birds reported,total over 1000,merlin seen chasing high flying chaffinch

Date of sighting

2008 Oct 6

Time of day

morning visit

Birds Seen

yellowhammer
wheatear
swallow
song thrush
skylark
siskin
reed bunting
pied wagtail
merlin
meadow pipit
long-tailed tit
linnet
house martin
greenfinch
goldfinch
firecrest
chiffchaff
chaffinch

a special sighting

between 2pm and 4.30pm

Description of sighting

warm sunny day,large numbers swallows and house martins hawking for insects,rock pipet in the quarry,solitary greenfinch on telephone wire,goldfinches widespread.Large numbers herring and lesser black backed gulls.Female Kestrel seen hovering near Trig Point

Date of sighting

2008 Jul 25

Time of day

afternoon

Birds Seen

swallow
Rock Pipit
house martin
greenfinch
goldfinch
kestrel

a special sighting

Visit

Description of sighting

fine sunny day,few visitors,stonechat,goldfinch and linnet young birds very evident.buzzard was being chased by crows.peregrine was activley bombing something at foot of the cliff,probably a goat which suddenly appeared in the appropriate spot

Date of sighting

2008 Jun 17

Time of day

morning

Birds Seen

whitethroat
swallow
stonechat
spotted flycatcher
skylark
shelduck
Rock Pipit
peregrine
little egret
linnet
kestrel
jackdaw
grey heron
goldfinch
carrion crow
buzzard

a special sighting

Visit

Date of sighting

2008 Jun 10

Time of day

morning

Birds Seen

wren
stonechat
shelduck
Rock Pipit
peregrine
goldfinch
carrion crow

a special sighting

visit PB

Date of sighting

2008 Apr 3

Time of day

Morning

Birds Seen

white wagtail
swallow
skylark
sand martin
meadow pipit
linnet
goldfinch

a special sighting

visit PB

Description of sighting

migration in significant numbers-200 sand martin,100 swallow,110 goldfinch,90 meadow pipit

Date of sighting

2008 Apr 5

Time of day

morning

Birds Seen

swallow
siskin
sand martin
meadow pipit
grey heron
goldfinch

a special sighting

A midweek visit

Description of sighting

Whitethroats were singing in the bushes along the military road,skylarks and ravens were airborn,the wheatears were feeding on the grass and stonechats were on the top of the bushes.Greenfinches were in the scrub and the wood warbler was very visible near the resevoir
 
 

Date of sighting

2008 May 6

Time of day

morning

Birds Seen

wood warbler
whitethroat
wheatear
stonechat
skylark
shelduck
raven
kestrel
greenfinch
goldfinch
canada goose

a special sighting
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