Thursday, August 31, 2006

Oxenhope 31-08-2006

Members Only Watchpoint 31-08-2006
Thursday 31st August 2006
0800 – 1030hr. DCB
Weather and Sky:
Initially an atrocious morning of low cloud and moderate rain, but cloud lifting and rain ceasing. WSW F5 gusting. 15 increasing 17, horizontal driving drizzle abating, Keighley Moor / Drax max, low stratus breaking stratocumulus 6ok, 1014 rising 1015.

The watch this morning from the area of the hide, which provided the necessary shelter initially. As expected a poor but interesting morning with small numbers of passerines on the move with signs of increase towards departure time!!

Moving Birds:
Mipit 17 > S and W
Sand Martin 10 > W
Swallow 8 > W and S
House Martin 27 > S
Snipe 3 > W
Common Sand 1
Ringed Plover 2
Curlew 2

Goldcrest 1



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