Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Oxenhope 26-09-2006

Members Only Watchpoint 26-09-2006
Tuesday 26th September 2006
0715 - 1030hr. (DCB)
Weather and Sky:
A unstable morning with variable convection cloud, showers and improving visibility. W F4, 12 increasing 15, 18km E / 5000m NW, visibility improving later, fractus, altocumulus with a large cumulonimbus forming over Lancashire, later various deep and extensive cumulus. See day photos on Skyscapes. Showers, 1014 rising 1015hPa.

Back to normal this morning with a mipit and general crash, with conditions unsuitable both to see, watch and presumably also for the birds en-mass. Not a single Swallow seen after almost 600 yesterday! Mip vis high overhead could be heard initially but not seen in the bright blue sky. Albas however were relatively strong with at least 24 in various directions south.

Moving birds:

Alba wag 24 > S
Meadow Pipit 493 > S
Skylark 6 > SW @ 1013hr
Sand Martin 3 > S
Greylag Goose 3 > NW
Goldfinch 15 > W
Grey Heron 1 > S
Siskin 3 > SW
Reed bunting 3 > W
Chaffinch 39 > W
Starling 29 > S



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