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Saturday, March 22, 2014

Local Haunts

                      Rain clouds over Oxenhope heading for Soil Hill
                                      Plenty Skylarks on the hill
                                          Soil Hill stone circle
                                  Soil Hill triangulation point

           Jackdaws taking over the Little Owls site

                                         Raggalds Flood looking healthier

A thorough check of Soil Hill late afternoon found no Wheatears but conditions were atrocious with a strong WNW>6 and heavy snow, sleet and rain brightening periodically.

Shelf Moor trailer park  0730hrs
15 Meadow Pipits
1 Snipe
2 BH gulls

Green Lane   0745hrs
1 Kestrel mobbed with Jackdaws

Soil Hill    1545hrs
4 Canada Geese,  NK pond
c 30 Meadow Pipits
2pr Lapwing
1 Curlew
12 Skylark

Ned Hill
2 LBB gulls..... >NW
5 Meadow Pipits

Raggalds Flood
4m Pied Wagtails
1pr Lapwing
usual corvids
BS

2 comments:

Bradshaw Rambler said...

Shame about the Wheatear - given your efforts in the awful weather Bri.
John.

Brian Sumner . said...

Was hoping for a fall, we,ve had 30+ on the hill in those conditions previously.