Sunday, July 15, 2007

Norr Hill Wilsden 15-07-2007

View North towards Glovershaw Col over Airedale with Baildon Moor on the right (c) 2007
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View North East over Shipley (c) 2007
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View north west over Black Hills with St Ives and Rivock Edge beyond (c) 2007
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View West, Harden Beck Valley with Sugden Gap and Watersheddles Col beyond (c) 2007
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Norr Hill Wilsden 15-07-2007

0830-1100hr SE F2 increasing and rain spotting more frequent. Visibility decreasing.

Swift 21 > S Low
House Martin 10 > SW Medium
Skylark 3 > W High
Swallow 6 > SW Medium
Pied Wagtail 1 > E Low
Large Gulls 23 > E

Other Birds:
Skylark 31
Meadow Pipit 21
Linnet 6
Jackdaw 66
Wood Pigeon
Sparrowhawk 1F


Leeshaw 15-07-2007

Hi Dave,

Leeshaw Res, 3 Common Terns flew over the res from the east at 0900, and continued west over the moor.

Other Birds:
1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Little Owl, 5 Oystercatchers, 2 Grey Wagtail, 44 Canada Geese.

Brian Vickers.

Fly Flatts 15-07-2007

15/07/2007 0745-1015hrs
Dead calm to start then SE>3-4, specks of rain

A good move early on until the wind increased which stopped it dead.

Swifts were typical movers, fast and low and the House Martins were moving very high and direct.
48 Swift > SW
14 House Martin >SW
3 Skylark > W.. very high

Other birds present :-
230 Canadas
2 Tufted
4 Common Sand
3 LBB Gull
1 Sparrowhawk
1 Snipe

All Curlews seem to have left the moors now, is anyone else still getting them ?