Thursday, October 27, 2011

calm before the storm?.... 2011-10-27

Wall of fog advancing at first light!.... visibility short lived... (c) 2011

Oxenhope, Bradford (W Yorks, England)
Thursday 27 October 2011
Counting period: 7:15 - 9:45
Weather: wind SE2, cloud-cover 8/8, precipitation drizzle, visibility 100m, temperature 7 ℃, SE F2, 9ok, 7degC, drizzle at times, 20km reducing 100m fog, QNH 1006 rising 1007
Observers: Dave Barker, Howard Creber

Fieldfare 31 -
Lesser Redpoll 2+ -
Redwing 10 -

Totals: 43 individuals, 3 species, 2:30 hours

Comments: Good visibility initially vanished beneath a wall of advancing fog well before sunrise time. Rain front tracking our way from the south was almost upon us at the end. A few random thrushes and a nice flock of Redpoll heard was all that there was.



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