Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Keighley Road;Another good sighting on my commute

On Tuesday morning at 9.15am on A629 near Soil Hill, travelling at 45mph I slowed when I saw an interesting bird on the verge; a snipe! Pulled in to watch it for 5 mins feeding on the closely mown verge a few inches from heavy traffic and and even hopping into the road. When spooked it simply flew over the road and carried on nonchalently feeding on the verge on the opposite side. I guess snipe growing up near Soil Hill are used to disturbance!


1 comment:

David Sutcliffe said...

Good interesting record that one Hugh - perhaps a juvenile (?)