Hastings autumn bird migration 2011

Friday 23rd September
W f2 or 3, clear 2/8ths – 4/8ths, sunny, good

White Rock 6.35-8.10 AG
Birds recorded passing West ;- Yellow wagtail 12, Pied/White wagtail 28, Grey wagtail 3, Meadow pipit 291, Reed bunting 8, Rook 1, Swallow 340, Sand martin 6, House martin 270, Linnet 13, Chaffinch 2, Siskin 2.
13 Robins, 9 Chiffchaffs and 4 Wheatears.

St Leonards 9.00-10.00AG
A westward passage of House Martins and Swallows with occasional parties of meadow pipits continued.

Torfield 07.10 – 07.30 SB
Swallow 78w, House Martin 11w, Meadow Pipit 14w.
Robin 10, Chiffchaff 16, Blackcap 3.
West Hill 07.35 – 09.20 SB
A steady stream of mainly swallows (a few thousand) and some House Martins in a general westerly direction.
Meadow Pipit 143w, Chaffinch 16w, Reed Bunting 4w, Pied Wagtail 17w,
Linnet 24w, Rook 6w, Great Spotted Woodpecker 3w.
Wheatear 5, Robin 6, Chiffchaff 16, Blackcap 1, Spotted Flycatcher 2, Dunnock 1,

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