Sunday, March 30, 2008

Oxenhope Watchpoint 30-03-2008

Drax.... Pre Sunrise from the Watchpoint (c) 2008

0635 - 0915hr
WSW F6 gusting F8, 5degC rising, 6/8, vis 65km, QNH990 rising.

Overnight rain ceased, now just very windy. Meadow Pipits were the only moving birds and only during the first hour after sunrise. Some were going over like rockets high and disapearing to the north whilst others were cautiously struggling NW, low, in the lee of the embankment. Otherwise a birdless morning.

Moving Birds:
Meadow Pipit 21 > N and NW

Carrion Crow 6
Oystercatcher 2
Wheatear 1
Canada Goose 22 party + 3 pairs
Stock Dove 1
Goldeneye 5


Sunrise this morning (c) 2008


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