Out of camera range, 3 fields away in heavy rain.
By late afternoon the snow was gone but the wind had increased to SW>5 with horizontal drizzle turning to heavy rain .
Mixenden reservoir had poor visibility due to low lying scud and drizzle blowing across the water so a quick visit revealed 11 Common gull, 34 Black Headed gull and a female Goldeneye being hard to see out in the centre in the high waves.
A count up of Lapwings around the Queensbury fields produced,
74 down the Bonnet along with c 100 Starling
61 in fields along Deep Lane along with a few small gulls
15 on the Pit Lane football pitch along with c 150 Starling
4 down Old Guy Road
98 At Shelf Moor along with, surprisingly , 1 Golden Plover, 1 Grey Wagtail and 2 Chaffinch.