Report and image by Lim Kim Chye
Period: Nov 6-12th, 2010
Black Bazas continued to lead the migration charge south, with peak migration recorded on 9 November when 6,045 were counted. This date was also the highest count day, with a total of 6,106 raptors counted. A total of 11,073 Black Bazas were counted for the week, contrasting with only 11 Chinese Goshawks, 237 Oriental Honey Buzzards and 7 Grey-faced Buzzards.
Migration appears to be slowing down and is expected to be virtually over by end of next week. The total for the week was 11,459 raptors, bringing the grand total to date to 62,685 raptors. Volunteers were Nurul Salmi, Eileen Chiang, Lim Aun Tiah, Lim Swee Yian and Lim Kim Chye.