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Sunday, August 17, 2014

Leeshaw/ Lower Laithe/ and Vis Mig

              Swallows well on the move

                   Golden Plovers high and >SE

                       Leeshaw moor at its best
                                Leeshaw reservoir
                                    Distant Cormorants, Lower Laithe
                              Lower Laithe reservoir

                                        Charms of Goldfinch after thistle tops

                   Cormorants moving through

Hard work this morning with sunshine and frequent torrential showers piling across the moor on a strong W>6 gusting 7 at times.
Some vis mig was apparent with mainly Swallows and House Martins all >W into the wind whilst Cormorants were moving over >SE as well as a few Golden Plover with others blogging.
Nothing in the way of waders at either side or unusual wildfowl.

Leeshaw
c250 Lapwing
c150 Canadas
15 Greylag
2 Cormorant
12 Golden Plover
Swallows and House Martins
Plenty Goldfinch
Meadow Pipits congregating ready for the off.
3 LBB gulls
usual Mallards and BH gulls

Lower Laithe
3 Cormorant
sev BH gulls
Mallard

Vis Mig
c300 Swallows..............................>W
c50 House Martin.........................>W
8 Golden Plover...........................>SE
6 Cormorant................................>SE
Plenty blogging Mipits
BS

1 comment:

Birdnut said...

Good to know Golden Plovers are still with us. Great Goldfinch pics