Monday, October 13, 2014

Fly Flatts, Mixenden, Ogden

Fly Flatts
No sign of the Scaup from yesterday
5 Teal
1 Red-legged Partridge calling
1 B H Gull
3 Canada Geese

I got a message via BS from HC at Oxenhope of 5 Whoopers flying into Calderdale around 10.20 so went to check to see if they had dropped in anywhere. No luck.
Nothing doing though the Barnacle Goose is nearby still with 18 Canada's at Stodfold

3 flocks of Redwings skimming the plantation all>NW. 45, 12 and 25. More expected from the continent in the next day or two with these easterly winds.
1 Cormorant
1 G C Grebe
1 Little Grebe
1 Teal
1 Kestrel
1 Chiff-chaff with a small flock of  Blue, Great and Coal Tits but no sign of any Goldcrests


Brian Sumner . said...

Not the best of days for reservoir watching Dave, nice one on the Redwings

mike stead said...

No sign of Whoopers on the skiing lake this morning, Dave.
Hartshead flock of Lapwings had increased to 160, and there was a very pale breasted Buzzard in tree at K H ,along with six Yellowhammers including at least one juv.