Hastings autumn bird migration 2011

Wednesday 5th October
WSW f5 occasionally increasing later 8. Low cloud variable, good.
Recordings: AP, SB, MG

Rock-a-Nore 0700-0815
Common Tern 40 W,all juvs., Sandwich Tern 33W, Gannet 85 W quite close in, all feeding movements. Also 1 auk sp W, 1 Great Skua E -a scarce bird in these waters it seems.

West Hill 07.45 – 08.15
3 Wheatear in.
No other migrants or visible passage noted

A Hummingbird hawk moth was also seen in George Street late this afternoon.


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