Saturday, January 01, 2011

Oxenhope.... happy new year! 01-01-2011

Shallow water now thawed!... (c) 2011

Deep water still Deep frozen... (c) 2011

Deep water still Deep Frozen... (c) 2011

The Moor... (c) 2011

Oxenhope, Bradford (W Yorks, England)
Saturday 1 January 2011
Counting period: 8:50-11:35
Weather: wind NNE2, cloud-cover 8/8, precipitation drizzle, visibility 40000m, temperature 2 ℃, Temp falling and drizzle / light rain becoming sleet towards the end. Intermittent fog stratus reducing visibility. QNH 1024 rising 1026
Observers: Dave Barker

Moving birds;
Black-headed Gull 1 -
Common Gull 1 -

Totals: 2 individuals, 2 species, 2:45 hours

Present: Carrion Crow 4

Comments: Most open water still 100% deep frozen following 90% thaw of snow cover over the past five days. Both moor and sky devoid of birds.



Blogger Brian Sumner . said...

Lots of movement this p.m. Dave with Fieldfare, Redwing and Starlings all >NW

January 01, 2011 5:28 pm  
Blogger Dave Barker said...

Got some thrushes and a small skein of about 30 pinks NW over home at c1515 Bri

January 01, 2011 10:10 pm  

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