Sunday, June 18, 2006

Watchpoint 18-06-2006

Members Only Watchpoint 18-06-2006
Sunday 18th June 2006
0650 – 0930hr.
Weather and Sky:
An overcast windy but still warm morning up here with visibility improving. Wind; SW F3 gusting F5. Temperature: 14 at 0530hr rising 18degC. Visibility: 30km increasing 60km. Cloud: altostratus 7ok little sun initially. Precipitation: light rain by 1030hr. Pressure: 1012 falling 1011hPa.

Swifts moving ahead of the next pressure system currently invading NW Scotland, from the word go but in relation to last week only a few all at all ranges, going in directions between SSE – S and SW apx 300 total. The first Grey Wagtail of the summer passed west calling as it went and whilst a lot of Starlings, not many moving today.

Moving Birds:
Lapwing 4
Rook 10 > S
Swift c300 > S and SW
Goldfinch 4 > NW
Grey Wagtail 1 > W first
BHGull 3 > W
LBBGull 26

3200 Starlings in in-bye.
No butterflies today.