Sunday, 28 November 2010

Lutley Wedge 28/11/10 11.00am (-3°c) Freezing,hard frost overnight (-7.8°c) bright/sunny with broken cloud. Light NE breeze

The freezing weather continues with very low temperatures overnight(-7.8°c) and not rising above freezing all day. More 'escape movements' today with Lapwing, Golden Plover, Cormorants and a single Common Snipe all flying over from late morning, with 5 of the Lapwing  dropping into the horse paddocks along the Top Footpath to feed briefly. Also seen 1 Raven flying West, 2 Fieldfare, 16 Redwing, 6 Siskin.
'Hard Weather' movements :-
33 Golden Plover >SW
69 Lapwing (60 >W/SW) (9 >ESE)
1 Common Snipe >WSW
5 Cormorant >NE>N
1 Herring Gull >NW
1 Meadow Pipit >W
Lapwing 28/11/10
Golden Plover heading > SW and Cormorants 28/11/10

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