some good new birds for 2011 with small passage movement continuing
First Swallow of 2011
Paul reports a good list of species,these included 6 common scoter past on the sea and a golden plover overflying.A Harbour Porpoise was also seen.
unusual sighting of woodcock near Trig Point
Paul estimates 7500 birds of 19 species passed over Brean Down
species numbers are increasing with 22 seen this morning,the largest contingent again being approximatly 8500 starlings.The only grounding being a Ring Ouzel.
Paul reports considerable movements of meadow pipit and swallows over Brean Fort as well as
large number of grounded birds
return migration continues with reasonable numbers of pipits,goldfiches and swallow etc coming in.