Hastings Autumn Landbird Migration Survey

Scattered cloud   clearing   ESE – E   gentle breeze   good

HCPNR/Barley Lane/Covehurst 06.20 – 08.30    Alan Parker Sand Martin 10 e, Swallow 120 e, Grey Wagtail 1 in, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Raven, House Martin 15, 1 Reed Warbler, 20 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 6 Common Whitethroat, 8 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Wheatear, 1 Pied Wagtail.  (Also of note: 100 Goldfinches on thistles – not migrants)

West Hill 07.10 – 08.55    Andrew Grace Swallow 102 e, Sand Martin 2 e, Yellow Wagtail 2 w.     North Seat 12.30 – 13.30     Swallow 8 e, 1 Common Whitethroat, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler.

Torfield 08.45 – 09.45    Sharon Bigg Meadow Pipit 2 e, Swallow 23 e, 3 Blackcap, 3 Willow Warbler, 2 Robin

Saturday September 4th

HCPNR/Barley Lane/Covehurst 06.30 – 08.45 Alan Parker Sand Martin 10 e, Swallow 190 e, House Martin 5 e, Grey Wagtail 1 w, 1 e, 1 Reed Warbler, 20 Chiffchaff, 5 Blackcap, 10 Common Whitethroat, 8 Lesser Whitethroat, 7 Yellow Wagtail, 3 Tree Pipit (Also of note:  8 Yellowhammer – not migrants)

Torfield 07.30 – 08.00    Sharon Bigg Swallow 42 e, 2 Blackcap (Also of note: 3 Goldcrest, 2 adult 1 juv in conifer)

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