Hastings autumn bird migration 2011

Thursday 13th October
N or ENE/E f3, Scattered cloud & early mist clearing
Recording by SB, AG, DR, MG

West Hill 07.30 – 08.30
Redpoll 2w, 1 in, 12e, Chaffinch 1e, 10 in and w, Siskin 8w, Goldfinch 24w, 11 in, 109e, Linnet 1 in, 15e, 2w, Greenfinch 4w, 2 in, Meadow pipit 1 in, Skylark 2w, Pied Wagtail 2w, 4 in.
2 Chiffchaffs, 4 Robins.
Also (pre-migratory) increased activity noted particularly with small flock of Blue tits & Great tits.

White Rock 8.05
Rook 3W.
2 Chiffchaffs, 4 Robins, 20 Goldfinches.

Quarry Hill 9.15-9.30
A Woodlark and a Skylark W together. 2 Grey herons W high over coast.

Cliff End 10.00 – 11.00
All passage east:- Chaffinch 48, Goldfinch 345, Redpoll 260, Siskin 225, Song Thrush 3, Pied Wagtail 3, Crossbill 10, Linnet 20.

West Hill 14.00 – 14.30
Skylark 2 in, Meadow Pipit 3e.
1 Wheatear, 6 Chiffchaffs


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