Friday, December 11, 2009

Cold Edge / Hunter Hill... 10-12-2009

Cold Edge/Hunter Hill, Calderdale 10-12-2009

Vis mig - thought I would give it a try, even though the main migration has now passed!
Counting period: 9:00-10:15
Weather: Clear skies. Wind W/NW F4. Temp 5 degrees c

Sparrowhawk 2 >S
Blackbird 2 >N
Woodpigeon 2 >N
Fieldfare 48 >SW
Meadow Pipit 1 >SW
Chaffinch 1 >SW

Totals: 56 individuals, 6 species, 1:15
Comments: A single flock of 48 Fieldfare went over high at 09:15 >SW and I thought there might be some follow up movement - but I was mistaken!

Dave Sutcliffe