Pied Fly - Puigderos Majorca Sept 2017

23 September, 2014

Misty start this morning with singles of Common Sandpiper, Kingfisher and Little Egret along the river. Onto the patch and the flat calm sea produced the first movement of  Brent Geese with 28w.
Slightly smaller numbers to yesterday of both Blackcap and Chiffchaff, but still plenty around and two coveys of Grey Partridge totalled 16.

One of Several Chiffchaff around Atherington
Mediterranean Gull - 2
Common Gull - 7
Sandwich Tern - 3
Goldcrest - 6
Reed Warbler - 1
Reed Bunting - 8
Stonechat - 13
Whitethroat - 2
Wheatear - 11
Jay - 3
Buzzard - 2
Grey Partridge - 16
Skylark - 6



Records for Tuesday 22nd
Chilly bright start to proceeding this morning with a easterly breeze, birds were certainly on the move.  A  group of 50 mainly House Martin feeding over the dunes, and Swallow movement continued throughout the morning.  Blackcap and Chiffchaff numbers both reached well over the hundred mark as did Meadow Pipit.

Plenty of Stonechat around the golf course
Stonechat - 12
Yellow Wagtail - 8
Grey Wagtail - 4
Pied Wagtail - 10
Garden Warbler - 1
Whinchat - 2
Whitethroat - 2
Lesser Whitethroat - 2
Wheatear - 10
Sedge Warbler - 1
Reed Warbler - 2
Goldcrest - 6
Reed Bunting - 11
Skylark - 8
Jay - 3
Kingfisher - 1
Grey Heron - 3
Little Egret - 2
Grey Partridge - 9
Kestrel - 3
Sparrowhawk - 2
Buzzard - 4
Peregrine - 1 gas tower
Bar-tailed Godwit - 3
Grey Plover - 1
Green Woodpecker -3
Great-spotted Woodpecker - 1