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Sunday, February 9, 2014

A good check round

                                       An overfull Leeming Res.


                       Shelf Moor Lapwings trickling back




An horrendous morning with near gale force WSW>7-8 with lashing rain throughout .
A check round the local reservoirs failed to produce the goods and the best birding was back in the village at the Shelf Moor Lapwing field.

Leeshaw Reservoir
15 Canadas
21 Greylag
2 Cormorant
32 Fieldfare
usual small gulls

Leeming Reservoir
2pr Mallard
100 + small gulls

Fly Flatts
Deserted

Ogden Reservoir
1m Goldeneye
1 Cormorant
usual Mallards and small gulls
feeders empty

Raggalds Flood
4 Common gulls

Shelf Moor trailer park
83 Lapwing
5 Fieldfare
7 Meadow Pipit
1pr Mallard
2 BH gull
BS

1 comment:

Nigel Kerwin said...

I guess in another two weeks the Lapwing will start to move off to their breeding grounds.