Sunday, November 21, 2010

Oxenhope.... pinks last push! 21-11-2010

Pinkies > SE.... (c) 2010

Pinkies > SE.... (c) 2010

Pinkies > SE.... (c) 2010

Wall to Wall Gulls.... evening roost (c) 2010

Wall to Wall Gulls... evening roost (c) 2010

Grey Phalarope... Cononley (this morning)... a great "vis" useful action shot Howard! (c) Howard Creber 2010

Oxenhope, Bradford (W Yorks, England)
Sunday 21 November 2010
Counting period: 7:35-11:00
Weather: N F2, 3degC, 40km, 8/8, QNH 1016 falling
Observers: Dave Barker

Moving birds:
Pink-footed Goose 426 - Redwing 12 -
Blackbird 5 - Chaffinch 1 -
Fieldfare 31 -

Totals: 475 individuals, 5 species, 3:25 hours

Comments: Open overnight but overcast by dawn. Wind from NNE qtr and QNH falling throughout. Very little in the sky or infact anywhere this morning after the roosters had gone. Four skeins of pinks totalling 426 all going SE... the final leg of their journey, saved the day.



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