Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Vis Migration and migrants on the move

5th Oct 2016
Great mornings birding around Seaton & Beer Head.
Vis Mig @ Beer Head 7.30am-8.50am, 178 Meadow Pipit, 126 Swallow, 14 House Martin, 8 Pied Wagtail, 15 Linnet, 27 Goldfinch, 3 Wheatear but No Warblers!! After a look a Seaton Marshes and sewage works produced 2 Spotty Fly, 2 Firecrest, female Redstart, 12 Goldcrest, 5 B'cap, 30+ Chiff, 1 Willow Warbler and 1 Gropper 10am-12pm.

3rd Oct 2016
Great vis migration around Beer Head and Seaton with Good numbers of Wheatear, 200+ of Meadow Pipit, 15+ Chiffchaff. Other highlights include Ring Ouzel, Whinchat, Garden Warbler, Whitethroats, White Wagtail, Rock Pipit. Constant Swallow passage of 100+ per hour flying southeast towards Portland.

Few pics below from recent birding.

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