Hastings Autumn Bird Migration survey 2012

Tuesday 18th September.
W f3-4 decreasng later, 3/8ths, very good.

Fairlight-Ore through HCPNR 0650-0930: AP

House Martins 3085 W below cliffs by 0830 -any later ones extra, Swallow85 W, sand Martin 3 W, Meadow Pipit 72 W, Siskin 15 W [odd ones over Fairlight since 15th], Grey Wagtail 2E, Yellow Wagtail 3W,
15 Chiffchaff, 8 Goldcrest, 1 Reed Bunting high, 3 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Redstart.
of interest:6 Rook, 58 Cormorants resting on rock ledge below Firehills.

West St Leonards 7.00-8.20 AG
Birds noted passing West were;-Meadow pipit 18, Yellow wagtail 3, Wagtail sp. 6, Grey wagtail 2, Swallow 60, Sand martin 5, House martin 240, Jay f4.

Marina and Bulverhythe Beach 8.20-9.05 AG
Westward passage of;-Meadow pipit 31, Yellow wagtail 2, Swallow 66, Sand martin 5, House martin 270.

Galley Hill 9.05-10.05 AG
Passage West continuing of;- Meadow pipit 25, Swallow 46, Sand martin 5, House martin 5.
5 Chiffchaffs, 4 Robins.

West Hill 12.00 MG
A continuing intermittant passage of Swallows and House Martins west also Sand Martin 28 W


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