Saturday, April 11, 2009

Thruscross 10/11-04-2009

10/4/09 07.30-1000 J Blacker, A Hanby.

8/8 cloud light intermittent rain.
A grim day lightened only by the good banter of the throng(well two of us).

Meadow Pipit 19N

Swallow 7N, 6s - so no concerted movement

Lesser Black Backed Gull 8NE

Linnet 1 S

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11/4/09 06.10-1210 J Blacker, A Hanby.

An interesting albeit slow day with treats evenly spread in a desert of nothingness!!! Meadow pipits were soundly beaten by Siskins today.

7/8 cloud at first, 4/8 later. Dry.

Marsh Harrier 1WNW- 10.50 hrs dark immature bird.

Golden Plover 38NW (plus circa 100 in the area)

Little Ringed Plover 1N

Ring Ouzel 4N - 2 lots of two all in first 30 mins

Fieldfare 93 in three flocks SE (48, 10, 35)

Mistle thrush -1N

Great spotted woodpecker 1N - pursued for a while by the two local birds!

Siskin 71N

Redpoll 2N

Meadow Pipit 57N

Alba 2N

Swallow 10N ( with some 'to ing and fro ing'

Sand Martin 9N

House Martin 1N

Lesser Black Backed Gull 8NW

Linnet 1 S

Crossbill 2 N then 2 S later- net 0 movement!


Andrew and John

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