Hastings Autumn Bird Migration survey 2012

Tuesday 23rd October
NNE calm f1-2, mist and fog, poor
Recording by: AG, MG

West St Leonards 6.40
Song thrush 3 and Redwing 2 passing overhead.

White Rock 6.50-9.00
Migrants in cover or passing inland. By 8.00 some birds began arriving low off the sea and species noted resting included Fieldfare, Skylark, Redwing and Brambling.
Blackbird 16, Song thrush 18, Redwing 30, Fieldfare 20, Robin 16, Goldcrest 6, Pied wagtail 30, Meadow pipit 21, Woodlark 1, Skylark 14, Reed bunting 2, Brambling 2, Chaffinch 35, Goldfinch 50, Siskin 2 and Redpoll 1.

West Hill 1100 – 13.00
Black headed gull f5 W, Short-eared Owl 1 circling and landing on Castle, Swallow 4 E, Meadow Pipit 22 E, 12 in, White Wagtail 2, Starling 145 in, Skylark 1 E, Song Thrush 1 in, Dunnock 2 in, Blue tit 3 W, Chaffinch 130 in, 70 W, Brambling 6 in, Goldfinch 10 in, 4 E, Siskin 6 W, f28 E, Redwing 1, Linnet f16 E. 4 Blackcaps, 3 Chiffchaffs, 10 Robins, 2 Goldcrest.

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