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No sightings of Roe Deer, Hare or Badger will be mentioned on this blog throughout the year and links will be removed from other blogs giving the whereabouts of these mammals due to the rising influx of poaching, long dogging and lamping by sick individuals.
BS




Monday, November 29, 2021

Old Guy Road/ Roper Lane

 

                                   Queensbury.        A bright icy sunrise


After a -7 degrees night the sun rose lighting up the sky though only briefly before clouding over at 3 degrees on a light W>3 . By late afternoon fog rolled in over the tops with drizzle which will hopefully start to make an impression on the snow.
                                        Several Blackbirds around the garden hunting for food along with 4 Wrens  which is unusual and meaning they are having a hard time. The Common gulls have deserted Foxhill park and probably headed for lower ground away from the snow.
                                     A walk around Old Guy Road flushed a single Snipe from a snow covered reed field whilst a flock of around 50 Starling were moving around the house tops checking the gardens for feeders.
            Roper Lane produced 18 Herring gull and 5 LBBs >SW through the Causeway Foot Col along with a single Greylag goose >NW. Otherwise it was just down to 2 Kestrel and the usual sp.
BS