Thursday, 6 November 2008

Still Starlings are the main mover...

0730hrs-0845hrs from Heap Clough...
Redwing: 16 (1E)
Starling: 235 (6 parties, best parties: 120,40,30,30)
Fieldfare: 81 (5 parties, best parties 30,24)
also: Chaffinch: 18 (3E), Goosander: 4N, Woodpigeon: 7 (one party), Mistle Thrush: 1, Jackdaw: 4, Great Spotted Woodpecker: 2....(This is a photo of a hawthorn tree at Heap Clough across on the banking leading to Crowtrees and lots of Thrushes especially Redwings, Fieldfares & Blackbirds will take advantage of feeding on these berries over the next few weeks. ..) Click over photo to enlarge..