Saturday, July 01, 2006

Watchpoint 01-07-2006

Members Only Watchpoint 01-07-2006
Saturday 1st July 2006
0800 - 1030hr. ( JS and later DCB)
Weather and Sky:
A hot and hazy morning. Wind: SE F1 increasing SE F3. Temperature: 16degC increasing 26. Visibility: 10km max. Cloud: translucent cirrostratus 8ok. Pressure: 1025hPa and falling slightly.

Swifts moving south east and into the wind from the word go this morning. All very high and often in soaring flight out to the NE and E of the watchpoint. Swallows, all young birds that could be seen, congregating and then off south east and again into the wind. Otherwise only a few waders on the move.

Moving Birds:
Swift c 1200 > SE
Swallow 41 > SE
Pied Wagtail 1 > W
Oystercatcher 2 > W
Redshank 1 > W
Curlew 4 > SW
Painted Lady 1