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Monday 25 August 2014, Gaucin, sunny, calm air-light SE wind, 31C

Lots of raptor passage this afternoon, the majority heading NE-SW but some on a N-S bearing. Observations as follows:
1645hrs: 21 Honey Buzzard, 2 Booted Eagle
1730hrs: 20 Honey Buzzard, 28 Black Kite
1745hrs: 14 Honey Buzzard
1800hrs: 9 Honey Buzzard, 28 Black Kite
1815hrs: 35 Honey Buzzard, 10 Black Kite
1840hrs: 2 Honey Buzzard
1850hrs: 1 adult Egyptian Vulture
1900hrs: 25 Black Kite, 1 Booted Eagle
1915hrs: 83 Honey Buzzard, 28 European Bee-eater (heading north!)
1930hrs: 15 Honey Buzzard - passing in front of Sierra Crestellina
1940hrs: 2 Booted Eagle
2000hrs: A mixed group of 60+ birds passing in front of Sierra Crestellina; mostly Honey Buzzard with 10+ Black Kite and a few Booted Eagle
2015hrs: 31 Honey Buzzard

Black Kite over Gaucin

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