Sunday, March 16, 2014

Castle Carr Road and Caty' area and Cold Edge

This afternoon still on a search for that early Wheatear without success in the dreadful windy and drizzly conditions. I think the WNW wind will need to ease before we start to pick them up.
1 Green Woodpecker singing
c65 Fieldfares went down towards Jerusalem Farm
c10 Stock Dove
2 Red Grouse
A pair of Little Owls on Castle Carr Road and another pair together at Balkram Edge near Wainstalls

Fogged off at Fly Flatts and Withens Head !

Cold Edge
160 Canada Geese
Pair of Tufted Duck
1 Little Grebe
12+ Lapwings
2 Curlew


Brian Sumner . said...

A poor day today Dave. Checked all Withens Gap yesterday and trailer field today as well as Trough Lane but no sign as yet.

Jeff Cox said...

Went over to Withens Clough and back home via Swillington to see if any early Wheatear were around, but no joy. No birds of note apart from a singing Curlew on Erringden Moor. A bit chilly on the tops today wasn't it?!?!

Brian Sumner . said...

I,ll say it was Jeff !