Monday, August 16, 2010

Oxenhope... transitional skies! 16-08-2010

Halo... with parhelion.... in cirrostratus (c) 2010

Cirrus fibratus.... (c) 2010

Westward Ho... a change on the way!... (c) 2010

Little of major interest today... except for the fantastic evening sky.
1400 - 1530hr
BH Gull c300
LBB Gull 345
Curlew 1
Wheatear 1
W F4 becoming W F1, 16degC, 40km, 6/8, QNH 1014 falling.
1815 - 2015hr
Periods of open sky overnight becoming scattered during the daylight hours except over the lunchtime period when becoming few. QNH falling all day with wind from W becoming NW then W.... a change on the way!!
LBB Gull 43
BH Gull 1
Common Sand 1
Goosander 12

Rombalds Moor.... night migrants! 16-08-2010

A visit to High Moor Plantation on the top of Rombalds Moor this morning produced a Redstart and 5 Spotted Flycatchers amongst the many Willow Warblers.


Shaun Radcliffe