Wednesday, 28 September 2016

September 28th (New Hythe)

Light overcast to start,clear later,light SW (0630-0930) 1X40ft West Scrub.

The sun reflecting on the net stopped play from about 0845


Long-tailed Tit  1

Blue Tit  1

Chiffchaff  2

Blackcap  20


A Kingfisher flew up from the stream which runs along the southern end of the East Scrub and a little while later Rooks and Jackdaws past over SW from their roost site.Which I believe is just across the river in the Eccles island area.There was also noticeably more Robins and Chaffinches about.

I had news today of the Blackcap I controlled at New Hythe (West Scrub on the 22nd.

S181910  (3) M Blackcap,ringed Icklesham,Sussex  17 09 2016, 0600 w.t 16.5g

controlled New Hythe (West Scrub) 22 09 2016,0700  w.t 19.5g. 49Km NNW

A number of birds move north in the autumn,before eventually turning south for the winter.

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