In Dusk We Trust - Some Owling in Co.Durham, North East England, Great Britain
Leucistic Little Owl image copyright Hilary Chambers, Durham.

Friday, 15 January 2010

14th Jan 2010 - Thor / Leo

snow starting to go

the ice will take a bit longer - some open water at Ch'Moor.

one day i'll get a real camera

Met up with Foghorn for a couple of hours
There was no sign of our intended target, but we managed a few nice birds inc Jack Snipe, Water Rail, Short-eared Owl

Ch Moor
The only ice free water in the local area - worth keeping an eye on. 2pr Wigeon, 10Lapwing, 20Teal, 3Snipe, Pied Wagtail, Heron, 16Moorhen etc. Again many gulls on flood water including a 2nd winter Med Gull.

Small nos of birds moving back into area over last 2 days including Skylarks, winter thrushes, Wood Pigeon, Starling, Lapwing etc

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