Sunday, 9 October 2011

October 9th 2011

Black Tern, Little Stint, and 4 Rock Pipit were seen on our walk out to farborough spit this morning with a steady movement of Skylark, Meadow Pipit and Siskin heading south.Other sightings included Chiffchaff, 30 Meadow Pipit, 4 Ringed Plover and 7 Dunlin.
Dave, Colin and I moved on to the Long Itchington diner where 11 Swallows flew east along with 4 Siskin and 9 Redwing while 21 more Redwing went over Napton on the Hill plus a lone House Martin. Twenty Eight Ravens enjoyed riding on the wind over the quarry.
More Redwing, (40) flew over the Just So and the Black-necked Grebe was still at Napton Reservoir along with a lone Swallow and 2 Raven.


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