Saturday, December 05, 2009

Oxenhope... virtually nothing 05-12-2009

Oxenhope, Bradford (W Yorks, England)
Saturday 5 December 2009
Counting period: 7:55-11:45
Weather: SW F4 increasing F5, 4degC, 30km, fine following overnight rain, 6/8, QNH 993 steady
Observers: Dave Barker, Rod Procter, Howard Creber

Moving birds:
Pink-footed Goose - 134
Common Gull 9 -
Black-headed Gull 31 -
Meadow Pipit 2 -

Totals: 176 individuals, 4 species, 3:50 hours

Comments: Three watchpoints visited this morning. Very little in the sky and virtually nothing on the deck. Single skein of pinks flew low WNW at 1140hr over village (RHP/HC).