Sunday, March 09, 2008

Wilsden 09-03-2008

1400 - 1600hr Norr Hill, Coplowe Lane and Lee Lane

Meadow Pipits returned to the area this week:

Norr Hill, 6 Meadow Pipit.
Coplowe Lane, a large 35+ diffuse group of Meadow Pipits near the glacial overflow valley.
Lee Lane, 5 Meadow Pipit.


Ogden 09-03-2008

0830 - 1100 SW F4 intermittent rain and snow, cold, 8/8 to 4/8 visibility good.

The most interesting birds in the wood were:
Siskin 3 min seen in wood and more calls heard

On the Moor:
Meadow Pipit 10 on Ovenden Moor near Giants Tooth + some evidence of movement N.
Curlew 6 overhead
Golden Plover heard

Good to reunite with Brian Sumner, part of the old vis team at Ogden. Good to see you again Brian!