Thursday, October 14, 2010

Oxenhope... loads o' nowt!! 14-10-2010


Fogs lifting!!... (c) Howard Creber 2010


Good visibility later on.... (c) Howard Creber 2010

Oxenhope, Bradford (W Yorks, England)
Thursday 14 October 2010
Counting period: 7:00-7:45
Weather: N F1, 8degC, mist and heavy drizzle, 9/8, QNH 1022 steady
Observers: Howard Creber

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

Comments: Terrible in a word!

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Counting period: 9:15-11:15
Weather: N F1, 8degC, 40km, 8/8, clear but cloudy skies, QNH 1022 steady
Observers: Howard Creber

Moving birds:
Grey Heron 1 -
Chaffinch 9 -
Golden Plover 1 -
Greenfinch 1 -
Meadow Pipit 3 -
Goldfinch 2 -
alba wagtail sp. 3 -
Lesser Redpoll 2 -
Redwing 26 -
Bullfinch 3 -
Starling - 8
Reed Bunting 1 -

Totals: 60 individuals, 12 species, 2:00 hours

Present: Meadow Pipit 60, Fieldfare 6, Raven 2

Comments: Essentially overcast overnight with deep fog from dawn til mid morning. Wind very light from a northerly qtr throughout with QNH rising then steady throughout. Very slow this morning, aided by miserable early conditions. Weather picked up slightly mid morning but no corresponding increase in birds. As BS would say - "loads o' nowt"!!.... Mipit - 3 S... Redwing - 26 SE... Fieldfare - 6 blogging... Bullfinch - 3 E... Greenfinch - 1 E.... Chaffinch - 9 E.... Goldfinch - 3 E... Lesser Redpoll - 2 E... Alba Wag sp. - 3 S... Reed Bunting - 1 E... Starling - 8 W... Heron - 1 high E... Golden Plover - heard only...

Howard Creber

1 Comments:

Blogger Brian Sumner said...

A typical Turdus Crapicus morning eh Howard

October 15, 2010 8:02 pm  

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