Sunday, January 31, 2010

Stainburn Moor Harrogate.... 17/31-01-2010


Large gulls moving N and W (c) John Blacker 2010


Large gulls moving N and W (c) John Blacker 2010


Red Kite (c) John Blacker 2010


Red Kite (c) John Blacker 2010

Stainburn Moor, Harrogate (N Yorks, England)
Sunday 17 January 2010
Counting period: 9:15-11:05
Weather: SW 4 6 oktas 5- 6 degrees c, vis 6k max
Observers: ANDREW HANBY, JOHN BLACKER

Moving Birds:
Greylag Goose 102 -
Herring Gull 27 85
Canada Goose 19 -
Great Black-backed Gull 1 7
Lapwing - 132
Chaffinch 3 -
Black-headed Gull - 118
finch sp. - 24
Common Gull - 348
Goldfinch 6 -
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 -
Linnet - 1

Totals: 874 individuals, 12 species, 1:50 hours

Present: Golden Plover 11, Lapwing 2, Stock Dove 6, Magpie 5

Comments: Greylags south or SW. The LBBG was an intermedius. Big gulls in two distinct movement flows- some moving WSW and a higher movement going NNE

Stainburn Moor, Harrogate (N Yorks, England)
Sunday 24 January 2010
Counting period: 11:10-12:30
Weather: NW F1 6/8 4DegC vis 20-40km
Observers: J Blacker

Moving Birds;
Greylag Goose - 5
Woodpigeon - 5
Lapwing - 2
Fieldfare - 53
Herring Gull - 2
Mistle Thrush - 1
Great Black-backed Gull - 1

Totals: 69 individuals, 7 species, 1:20 hours

Present: Golden Plover 2, Common Gull 200, Fieldfare 2, Magpie 6, Jackdaw 50, Carrion Crow 50, Starling 1000

Stainburn Moor, Harrogate (N Yorks, England)
Saturday 30 January 2010
Counting period: 10:45-11:30
Weather: F1 0DegC, 0/8 vis 100km
Observers: J Blacker

Moving Birds:
Herring Gull 7 -
Starling 8 -
Blue Tit 1 -

Totals: 16 individuals, 3 species, 0:45 hours

Present: buzzard sp. 4, Peregrine 1, Common Gull 300

Comments: Despite beautiful morning almost no mig!

Stainburn Moor, Harrogate (N Yorks, England)
Sunday 31 January 2010
Counting period: 9:30-11:30
Weather: NW F2-3 4/8 -1DegC vis 100km
Observers: John Blacker

Moving Birds:
Woodpigeon 8 -
Fieldfare - 31
Herring Gull - 54
Rook - 3
Great Black-backed Gull - 27

Totals: 126 individuals, 7 species, 2:00 hours

Present: Common Gull 200, Starling 12

Comments: Large gulls moving north and west and raptors east

Andy and John

2 Comments:

Blogger Brian Sumner said...

Wow, wish Id taken that Red Kite photo, fantastic.

January 31, 2010 8:10 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks. There's so many around here its just a matter of patience and a luck

February 01, 2010 10:09 pm  

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