Friday, 5 November 2010

Vismig - Fri Nov 5th 2010 - Hutton Roof, Cumbria.

(No Count yesterday Thurs Nov 4th 2010 on account of strong wind, heavy rain.)

Friday November 5th 2010 - Hutton Roof, Cumbria.
0645hrs - 0830hrs
Wind: SW15-20mph

Fieldfare: 230SW (3 parties: 80,50,100) could well have been more, but again constantly getting blown back and giving up in the end to come down and feed up.

Redwing: 20SW (in 5s,4s,3s,2s,1s)
Chaffinch: 88 (86SW 2NE) best:5's 6's)
Raven: 2S
Siskin: 2SW
Greenfinch: 2SW
Goldfinch: 2SW
Meadow Pipit: 1S

Went up Dalton Crags to the Trig Point from about 1100hrs from the Dalton Road. Took the above "Autumn Leaves" photo on way up. Had some Redpoll, Goldfinch, Buzzard, a party of 13 Fieldfare, some Redwing, 3 Mistle Thrush, a Great Spotted Woodpecker. Also lots of the fungi: Xylaria hypoxylon (Candlesnuff).