Monday, October 09, 2006

Paul Clough 09-10-2006

Arrived late at the Clough, very little moving after the overnight rain, still a blustery westerly.

Greenfinch 30+
Chaffinch 18
House Martin 4 Flying around the trees at the bottom of the Clough.

Stonechats still moving through the area today,

Fly Flatts 2
Nab Water Lane 5
Trough Lane 6
Thornton 2

Brian Vickers.

Caldene Fields 09-10-2006

9th of October 06 Watch from 0700-09.15
Weather: Dry, Temp10c with 20% cloud to the east increasing to 70% by 0.800. A light shower at 08.15 then remaining dry. A F2 southerly wind.

Comments: An impressive movement of Pink Footed Geese all to the east of Birkenshaw and an increase in alba Wagtails.

Goose Sp >3S/W
Pink Footed Goose > 800+ E/N/E
Black Headed Gull >29S
Skylark > 1S
Meadow Pipit > 62 S/E
Alba Wagtail > 58S – 8>N/W
Starling > 5S/S/E
Jackdaw > 1E – 4W
Carrion Crow >9N/W – 8E
Chaffinch > 8S – 3N/W
Greenfinch > 25N/W – 5E
Goldfinch > 17SReed Bunting > 2S

Martyn Priestley