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No wildlife sightings including Roe Deer, Fox, Hare or Badger will be mentioned on this blog throughout the year due to the rising influx of poaching, long dogging and lamping by sick individuals.
BS

Nesting Season.
With birds already starting nesting early this year any birds of a sensitive nature will be omitted from this blog if I suspect their being mentioned could effect their well being by disturbance in any way during the nesting season. Passage birds will be reported as normal.
BS

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Soil Hill, west / Causeway Foot Col.

                                   1st man on the moon, Soil Hill summit.
                                  Watching over the col.

A bright warm evening with a slight SE>3 but limited visibility due to heat haze.
Swallows were moving through well,all into the wind whilst 3 Sand Martins came over >E and 2 House Martins were over the goose field which once again was alive with Meadow Pipits.
Thanks for call from DJS for possible move >NE this pm and just managed 1 moving Sparrowhawk very high >NE although a Marsh Harrier was reported moving this a.m. over Bingley, B.O.G.
 43 Swallow..........................mostly >SE
3 Sand Martin.................................>E
2 House Martin...................blogging
77 Woodpigeons.................in field
8 Stockdove.......................same field
3 Skylark
1 cock Pheasant
78 Meadow Pipit in goose field
1 Sparrowhawk......................mover...>NE
5 Mallard............................>NW
2 LBB gulls..........................>N
No Wheatears
BS