Sunday, May 03, 2015

Ploughcroft and Pepper Hill

This afternoon along Hag Lane and around the hilltop to the top of Claremount and back to Ploughcroft
1 Swift > N at 15:25 - we should start getting a few more this week!
1 Sparrowhawk
1 Green Woodpecker
2 Kestrels
Willow Warbler and Blackcap
Peregrine soaring high over Claremount was a surprise
c12 Swallows
2 Linnet
3 Black-headed Gulls and an adult Common Gull >N
c20 L B B Gulls >NW
A very distant large raptor over the lower end of Shibden Valley near Brookfoot. I had to let this one go as it was just too distant.

1 comment:

Brian Sumner . said...

Nice first Swift Dave, thanks for the call, no Swift at Mixenden, just rain.