Hastings autumn bird migration 2011

Tuesday 13th September
SW f4 increasing 5 or 6 midday, 7/8 clearing, moderate to good

HCPNR Firehills-Ecclesbourne Meadow via Barley Lane 0640-0940 AP
Siskin 260 W, Meadow Pipit 155 W, Tree Pipit 2W, Grey Wagtail 8W, Yellow Wagtail 9W, House Martin 5W, Sand Martin 1W, Swallow 3W, Redstart 1, Wheatear 1, Whitethroat 7, Lesser Whitethroat 3, Sedge Warbler 1, Chiffchaff 46, Goldcrest 2.
Also 1 Hobby which stooped on a group of coasting Siskins but failed to catch one, and a juvenile Peregrine failing to catch one of a group of passing Meadow Pipits.

Quarry Hill 7.15 AG
Grey wagtail 3, Yellow wagtail 2 and Meadow pipit 3 passing w or sw.

White Rock 7.30-9.05 AG
Grey wagtail 3, Yellow wagtail 3, Meadow pipit 108, Tree pipit 2 and Chaffinch 7 passing w or sw.
6 Wheatears, 15 Robins, 4 Chiffchaffs and 2 Common whitethroats.

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