WELCOME TO ( WEST YORKSHIRE BIRDING )
KEEPING BIRDING LOCAL.

BLOG UPDATED DAILY AROUND 2000 HRS.

ANY COMMENTS, QUERIES, INPUT ETC WILL BE WELCOME AND CAN BE SENT DIRECT TO MY
E MAIL AT THE ADDRESS BELOW, ALTERNATIVELY
TEXT OR WHATSAPP. 07771 705024.

CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE THEM.

E MAIL ADDRESS :-
Briansumner51@hotmail.com



Thursday, August 14, 2014

Queensbury Today and vis mig

                                             Big bird heading >S
                                  Dark skies over Foxhill this evening

             Good moving sky but no Swifts showing.

A good start to the morning with 62 small gulls on Foxhill park at 0600hrs but these soon left when dog walkers appeared, around 75% BHGs and 25% Commons.
The early misty skies got things moving slightly with a few Mipits over Old Guy Rd >WSW along with 2 very high Herons up in the mist >W high enough to be movers.
The cricket pitch was deserted other than the Pied Wags but there were plenty white feathers on the ground showing that the gulls had been there earlier.
Dinner time on Foxhill provided a low number of moving Swallows and a couple of bloggers around the trees for the masses of Black fly.
This evening the skies were perfect for moving Swifts over or even an odd Osprey but neither happened, just 3 Herring gulls >W.

Vis Mig
13 Meadow Pipits........................>WSW
2 Heron.......................................>W
8 Swallows..................................>S
2 Swallows.................................Blogging
3 Herring gulls.............................>W
BS