Thursday, September 27, 2018

Cold Edge etc

Pretty windy up there this afternoon
1 Wheatear on the banking at the side of the top dam
2 Buzzards - distant
5 Stonechat together in the heather just on the top side of the lower dam plantation
1 Tufted Duck
22 Canada Geese
1 Sparrowhawk
2 Kestrels
A few Meadow Pipits scattered about

Further up towards the Withens
1 Chiffchaff in the shrubbery area by Moorlands Farm
2 Mistle Thrush
1 Little Owl
A few Linnets and Goldfinch's about on thistle heads

Earlier today
c70 Pink-footed Geese >E over Lee Mount around 09:00 were also seen a minute or two later, over Northowram (AC). Another skein, c60 'pinkies' around 11:30, went >W over Lee Mount late morning

1 comment:

Bradshaw Rambler said...

Plenty happening there Dave.
Really good count of Stonechat as well.