Friday, 15 August 2008

Swift & Collard Dove moving straight through and South

0800-1000hrs Tried an hour or so of vismig (visible migration) this morning, but had hardly anything. There still little on the move... Birds: Swift (1), House Martin (6) and local, Swallow (6) and local, Linnet (5), Woodpigeon (2), LBBG (35S), Goldfinch (4) and local, Meadow Pipit (6) straight through. Kestrel (1) and probably local, Collared Dove (1S) Straight through South, Robin (1), Wren (1), Bullfinch (1) and calling, Willow Warbler (2) and calling, Chaffinch (1), Greenfinch (3), also one Willow Warbler calling from Higher Lane. Insects: Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly (1) on Ragwort, Large White Butterflies (4), Green Veined Butterfly (18), Meadow Brown Butterfly (3)