Friday, May 07, 2010

Oxenhope... interesting "static" 07-05-2010

Curlew past over the water... (c) 2010
NE F4, 10degC, 50km, 4/8 increasing 8/8, QNH 1015 rising
1330 - 1815hr
An improving afternoon after a damp morning but with the wind picking up just a bit too much. Swallows were the birds of the day with quite a few parties passing through but the most interesting "static" was a Grasshopper Warbler reeling from the juncus on and off all afternoon. Even at 1800hr it was still active albeit a little further away. A sit down in the car late pm and listen to the continuing election fiasco resulted in a short period of refreshing sleep... enough is enough!
Moving Birds:
Swallow 49 > N
House Martin 10 > N
Swift 17 > N
LBB Gull c50 > N
Grasshopper Warbler 1


Blogger Brian Sumner said...

Wow, that photo looks like a drawing

May 07, 2010 7:21 pm  

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