Sunday, September 24, 2006

Song Thrush influx 24-09-2006

An influx reported from Oxenhope village this morning, also more Blackbirds than normal.

Rod Procter

Oxenhope 24-09-2006

Members Only Watchpoint 24-09-2006
Sunday 24th September 2006
1200 - 1430hr. (DCB)
Weather and Sky:
Clearing fog and ceasing rain after a terrible morning. Calm to SE F2, 15 rising 17, 3000 – 5000m, occasional light rain, cloud stratus breaking with some cumulus congestus and fractus and generaly very variable, 1004 hPa steady.

A lunchtime visit after an impossible morning. A few mipits still moving but dropping off after 1330hr, however albas still on the go with a continuous procession south. More Reed Buntings than expected as well with a total of seven west. Otherwise just a few waders seeming to be moving after the rains.

Moving birds:

Meadow Pipit 88 > S
Swallow 6 > S
Starling 1 > E
Reed Bunting 7 > W
Siskin 25 > SE
Alba 17 > S
Chaffinch 2 > W
Snipe 5 > W
Golden Plover 10 > E
Lapwing 105 > S
Curlew 1 > W

Chiffchaff 1 in wood
Song Thrush 3+ in wood


Sunday 24th Sepember 2006

Developing cumulus after the fog and rain!! (c) 2006 Posted by Picasa