Friday, October 27, 2006

Denholme Clough 21-10-2006

Just received these so sorry out of sequence - been having trouble with my mobile Simon.



heres the Vis Mig totals from Saturday 21/10/2006

Redwing 1083 sw s se
Fieldfare 6 s in flock of Redwing
Mistle Thursh 13 se
Song Thrush 6 w
Mpipit 137 se
Pied Wag 11 sw se
Starling 144 w s
Woodpigeon 155 s
Stock Dove s
Brambling 5 s
Siskin 23 se
Redpoll 18 se
Goldfinch 51 sw se
Linnet 8 sw
Greenfinch 37 s
Chaffinch 65 sw s se
Bullfinch 6 s
Yellowhammer sw
House Martin 2 se
Jackdaw 18 sw
Cormorant nw
Golden Plover 2 se
Lapwing 4 n
Skylark se @ 8.25
GSW 3 se


Willow Tit
Long tailed tit 27
Goldcrest 10+
Song thrush 6


Massive Thrush Day 27-10-2006

Masses of moving thrushes have again today been reported from places various in NE England, with the best being more than 30,000 Redwing > S over Sheffield, South Yorks.

See and contribute to:

for much more detail.


Paul Clough 27-10-2006

Hi Dave,
A substantial movement of Winter thrushes today at Paul Clough, along with Brambling and Chaffinch.

Paul Clough 0800- 1045
Redwing 1012
Fieldfare 322
Brambling 52
Chaffinch 29
Blackbird 8
Goldcrest 2
Bullfinch 8


After the rain cleared the thrushes came again up the valley from Haworth mainly heading Sw, mixed flocks about 80% Redwing 20% Fieldfare. Weather overcast low cloud , wind Sw Light.

1400 - 1530

Redwing 1800
Fieldfare 450
Mistlethrush 26

Brian Vickers.

Redwings before Dawn Again

Again this morning (Fri 27th) continuous calling from many overflying Redwings in the pre dawn slot 0645 -0700hr over Wilsden, West Yorks. Also calls this morning from over the centre of Bradford at 0745hr, so must be lots on the move or at least in the area again.