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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

A touch of vis mig.

Only 1 Wheatear on the cricket pitch this morning sheltering under the wall in a strong SW>5 and lashing rain, and a second check at lunch time found the place deserted probably due to disturbance.
A group of 9 Meadow Pipits came over Old Guy Rd at 0715hrs all moving >SW into the wind along with a few Swallows whilst 5 separate Pied Wagtails came over the garage during the day all >SW and another 6 this evening over Foxhill again >SW along with 4 Meadow Pipits.
2 Skylark headed over Foxhill midday >S so its all starting to happen now.
NK sent me a report of 2 pied wags and 4 Mipits >N  and c10 blogging House Martins over Deanstones Lane.

Vis Mig
1 Wheatear...................blogging
c10 House Martin..........Blogging     NK
13 Meadow Pipits.........>SW
4 Meadow Pipits...........>N      NK
2 Pied Wagtails............>N       NK
11 Pied Wagtail............>SW
2 Skylark.....................>S

Hope the sad little men had fun today killing birds !!!
BS

2 comments:

Bradshaw Rambler said...

At least the sad nen will have got their gannex wet tiday.
Jkhn.

Brian Sumner . said...

Looking at the spelling you,ve been wetting your whistle tonight John.