Sunday, January 23, 2011

Oxenhope.... birds come back! 23-01-2011


Raven o'r the Vale of Worth... montage (c) 2011


BH Gull.... (c) 2011


Goosanders at late light... (c) 2011


GBB Gull 3rd W.... straight through east.... (c) 2011


Common Gull.... (c) 2011


Grey Heron after feeding on amphibians in the in-bye pools... (c) 2011


Dread.... (c) 2011


Another dread!.... (c) 2011

0915-1130hr
A placid morning with visibility and yes some birds in the sky!

Moving birds:
GBB Gull 1 3W > E
Stock Dove 3 > W
Common Gull 56 > NE and N
BH Gull 21 > various
Raven 1 > S over Worth Vale


Other:

Woodpigeons returned into the wood!
Greenfinch 1
Grey Heron.... catching amphibians in the in-bye ponds
Carrion Crow.... 6 including one carrying a big lump of bloody meat!
Magpie 2 including one without a tail!!

Placid PM

1315-1730hr DB, CJK, BS (welcome back Bri)
Again active roosts of similar magnitude to yesterday again with many gulls going off N.


LBB Gull 1 AD, 1 1st W!! =2... first of the year for me!!
Herring Gull 1
Common Gull c1500
BH Gull c1500
Goosander 31
Goldeneye 4
Mallard 34

Goosander roost (7/31 present) a time exposure at edge of dark! (c) 2011

Dave

2 Comments:

Blogger Brian Sumner said...

Great photos Dave, no doubt about the GBB now its on the computer

January 24, 2011 6:21 pm  
Blogger Dave Barker said...

Cheers Bri... a shot of 7 of the 31 GZ roost added.... of which nearly all came in after you left.... D.

January 24, 2011 6:53 pm  

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