Hastings Autumn Bird Migration survey 2012

Sunday 21st October
NE f3 or 4 rain, 8/8ths poor to moderate
Recording by: SB, AP, AG, MG

Torfield to West Hill 08.15 – 09.00
Goldfinch 54 E, 18 House Martins circling overhead, 1 Chiffchaff.

Harbour Arm 09.00 -09.30
A late Wheatear, 1 Swallow W and 20 Goldfinch E.

Maze Hill 9.10
some passage East noted after heavy rain halted;- Goldfinch 95, Siskin 55, Linnet 40, Redpoll 2 and Chaffinch 3.
1 Chiffchaff.

South Saxons 10.00-10.45
Goldfinch 60 and Siskin 12 E.
1 Chiffchaff.
Also some birds passing inland including a Teal, a Reed bunting and 70 Starlings.

West St Leonards 1330-1500
Passage West recorded of f100 Starlings, f120 and f20 Brent Geese and f5 Shelducks.
A Shag swimming and diving offshore.

West Hill 15.45
1 Goldcrest and 1 Jay W

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