Saturday, June 21, 2008

Oxenhope Watchpoint 21-06-2008

LBBGull > S (c) 2008

LBB Gull > S (c) 2008
0900 - 1130
ESE F3 rising F5, 10deg C, rain from 0945, vis 20km haze, 8/8, QNH 1016 falling.

Despite the conditions quite an active morning with LBB Gulls passing south for most of the time. Most were sub adults with a few near adults mixed in. Two single Lapwings were noted going high NW and four Swifts (the only ones seen) went south. Light rain started about 0945hr and continued until 1045 before slowing then stopping. All of the photographs were taken in very poor light.

Moving Birds:
Lesser black-backed Gull 304 > S
Swift 4 > S
Lapwing 2 > NW


LBB Gull > S (c) 2008

LBB Gull > S (c) 2008

LBB Gull > S (c) 2008

LBB Gull > S (c) 2008


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