Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Sandwith Moor 18-01-2009

Looking North East towards Vale of Mowbray (c) JB 2009

Looking North West with Snow on Greenhow Hill (c) JB 2009

Female Stonechat at watchpoint (c) JB 2009

Sandwith Moor, Harrogate, N. Yorks.
Sunday 18th Jan 2009 08:30-11:30

Few birds but an excellent day, with very variable weather!

Snow showers, blustery. Wind 3-4 W ; Temp 2degC ; Cloud: 1/8-8/8 ; Vis 5-50km

In order of appearance
50 Starling N
13 Golden Plover N
15 Redwing N+S
20 Fieldfare N then landed in field
13 Stock Dove E
70 Woodpigeon N+20 S
2 Stonechat local (photo of female)
3 Reed Bunting local
13 Mallard local
2 Greylag local

John Blacker and Andy Hanby

Looking North towards Menwith Hill and Windy Ridge Turbines (c) JB 2009