Saturday, December 08, 2012

Oxenhope.... 2012-11-08

Oxenhope, Bradford (W Yorks, England)
Thursday 8 November 2012
Counting period: 7:30 - 12:00
Weather: wind West4, cloud-cover 4/8, visibility 100000m, temperature 7 ℃, becoming 65000m, and later W F5 gusting F7 before moderating, 2ok, QNH 1014 rising 1015
Observers: Dave Barker

Moving Birds;
Woodpigeon 334 -
Starling 545 -
Meadow Pipit 6 -
Lesser Redpoll 6 -
Waxwing * 6 -
Crossbill - 1
Redwing 1 -

Totals: 899 individuals, 7 species, 4:30 hours
Comments: Next to nothing first thing despite the excellent visibility. Everything seemed to improve mid am as did the weather, but still very thin. Waxwings, a single flock at 1035 on exactly the same approach track as yesterday, but this time continued on through.

Dave 

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