Saturday, November 19, 2005

COLD EDGE DAMS Autumn 2005

COLD EDGE DAMS Autumn 2005
Many thanks Brian, as ever for the exceedingly prompt and very detailed report covering the period 7th July to 1st November 2005. Here is the summery reproduced below. We do all hope things are continuing to improve and am sure I speak for all, in sending all our sincere best wishes. Dave etal


Pink footed Goose 430
Golden Plover 6
Snipe 112
Woodpigeon 35
Skylark 13
Swallow 913
Tree Pipit 1
Alba wagtail 59
Stonechat 4
Blackbird 2
Redwing 601
Jay 4
Chaffinch 153
Greenfinch 122
Linnet 14
Reed Bunting 31
Wigeon 20
Lapwing 63
Green Sandpiper 1
Swift 143
Sand Martin 2
House Martin 62
Meadow Pipit 3120
Grey Wagtail 2
Wheatear 9
Fieldfare 296
Coal Tit 15
Starling 807
Siskin 12
Redpoll 4
Buzzard 1

Species total = 32
Birds Counted 7170

Counts took place on only one morning every week (Sunday).

Numbers well down this year due to having to abandon watch early in season, missing many Fieldfare, Redwings and Woodpigeons moving.

Brian Sumner.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for that Dave,keep those cracking photos coming. Bri

November 19, 2005 7:57 pm  
Blogger Dave B said...

Hi Brian
Thanks for the compliment - sorry not so many birds as winter draws near but the flyers here arnt easy to me and the sky shots are intended to capture and make available to others the all important feel of the day.
Best wishes, Dave.

November 20, 2005 7:50 pm  

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