Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Fly Flatts and Withens Head

Fly Flatts
1 fem (or juv) Merlin - which I disturbed on a wall and it saw me before I saw it and it was off - low across the moor, across the res'r and I lost it chasing off towards the Calder Valley
5+ Kestrels spaced out across the hills and including at least 2 juveniles on a wall along Cold Edge Road
2 Lapwings were the only waders
2 L B B Gulls >NE
2 Stock Doves
2 Swallows >NE
No Swifts
c80 Canada Geese

Withens Head
c350 Starlings mainly juveniles
30+ Meadow Pipits
2 Stock Doves
2 Kestrels

2 House Martins ! a rarity up here this year

1 comment:

Brian Sumner . said...

Fly Flatts is proving hard work this year Dave.