Friday, 26 October 2012


c190 Brent Geese flying south west 
Little Gulls (2 ads, 1 1st win), three of four birds 
Fieldfares- part of quite a large movement today 
Male Brambling on Mile Road Bridge 
Starling- about 3-4000 on site and moving over/around. Birds were roosting on site yesterday
Lots of fungi popping up- hopefully when the westerlies come back will have time to try and identify some
Another great vis migging day. Here are the totals:
approx 200 Brent Geese ( estimate in one flock ) 2 KNOT, 3 Pintail, 4 Little Gulls, 1 Swallow, 20 Common Gull, 130+ Lesser Black-backed gulls ( moving south ), 10 Cormorant, 70 Linnet, 1 Dunlin, 25 Redpoll, 1 Reed Bunting, 18 Skylark, 1 Rock Pipit, 2 Brambling, 1 Snipe, 2 Lapwing, 1 Water Rail, 20 Stock Dove, 232 Fieldfare, 120 Redwing, 322 Wood Pigeon
The Brents are the third largest flock (day count) at Beddington after 267 October 20th 1997 and 240 October 10th 1991.


Lee Dingain said...

You just had to go 173 better didn't you!!

Peter Alfrey said...

haha- love Brents overland
still up for 2moro?

Lee Dingain said...

Yep! Really looking forward to some raw fish.