Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Fly Flat Reservoir 31-03-2008

0900 - 1100hr
Very pleasant morning at Fly Flatts - light SSW winds and became quite warm as the sun rose.Visibility into Lancs.
Birdwise, the most pleasing feature was the not stop calls of the moorland birds - curlew, golden plover, mipits, skylarks, snipe, canada geese - great what a bit of sunshine will do.
Many mipits on territory & displaying like mad. Also mipits flying through - viz:
Meadow Pipits - circa 40 North - steady flow all morning.
Skylarks - 5 south over res.
Carrion Crows - a noticeable movement high and South all morning - circa 35.
Others :
Sparrowhawk - 1
Kestrel - 1
AFTERNOON from house in Oxenhope
circa 100 Fieldfare over house blogging
1 - Redshank over house toward Leeshaw


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