Friday, August 08, 2008

Oxenhope 08-08-2008

Penyghent and Fountains Fell (c) 2008

1700 - 2000hr
W F2 to Calm, 14degC, 65km, 7/8, QNH 1014 rising.

A dry day after a run of wet ones! No moving birds this evening except for the gulls (LBB Gull NW and S, BH Gull ESE). No Common Gulls here at all tonight. Otherwise just c15 Meadow Pipit, 5 Linnet and 1 Pied Wagtail.

LBB Gull 254
BH Gull 141


York Minster in the Sun (Left) and Cookridge Tower (Right) (c) 2008

Skipton 08-08-2008

A Squadron of Starlings ! (c) 2008
Moving birds between 11-00 and 11-50
15 Lapwings and 20 Starlings,Then 300 Lapwings and 30 Starlings,Then 80 Lapwings and a few Starlngs. Finally 10 Lapwings.
Also, Green Sandpiper[Gordon had three earlier]
All the best,
Dave Odell.
The Lapwings moving in the last two days also had a few Starlings caught up with them.

Leeshaw 07-08-2008

8 Swifts ( feeding high south of the res before drifting off SW ) 0900hrs.
Also 4 Wheatears at Fly Flatts.
Brian Vickers