Friday, October 29, 2010

Oxenhope... desperate! 29-10-2010

Just Dark and Nasty!!... (c) 2010

Multy Layer.... (c) 2010

Oxenhope, Bradford (W Yorks, England)
Friday 29 October 2010
Counting period: 7:30-10:10
Weather: S F5/6, 12degC, 30km, 8/8 multi layerd, QNH 997 falling 987 by 1900hr
Observers: Dave Barker, Howard Creber, Lester Ward

Moving birds:
Fieldfare 20 -
Starling - 1
Redwing 9 -
Greenfinch - 1

Totals: 31 individuals, 4 species, 2:40 hours

Comments: Broken sky overnight deteriorating deeply overcast with showers late am. Wind from a southerly qtr with QNH falling deeply throughout. Virtually no movement with only a single Starling NW on the continental track and at this optimum time of year. Just dark and nasty!! Desperately in need of the next arrival here!

Dave and Howard


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