Sunday, 3 January 2010

a good long walk

a long 15 mile walk today (see map)
highlights

siddal to elland

dipper 2
grey wagtail 1
redwing 23
fieldfare 5
great spotted woodpecker 1
jay 4
mute swan 1

elland gravel pits

scaup 1
tufted duck 27
great creasted grebe 4
little grebe 2
goosander 3
sparrowhawk 1
siskin 13
teal 2

black headed gull
elland gp

common gull
elland gp

brookfoot to beacon hill (via sunny vale)

water rail 1 at sunny vale lake
jay 8
great spotted woodpecker 2
grey wagtail 1
goldfinch 21
robin
sunny vale

beacon hill to swalesmoor

common gull 2
fieldfare 46
redwing 34
mistle thrush 7
greenfinch 1
reed bunting 1

catherine slack to halifax (via old lane)

bullfinch 2
goldfinch 4
kestrel 1

halifax tc to siddal (via stony royd cemetary)

grey wagtail 1
tawny owl 2




5 comments:

Dean said...

Stunning images, Darrell.

15 miles, that`s some walk.

darrell j prest said...

cheers dean

its nice to get out and just walk you miss so much just driving everywhere!
that said my road is sheet ice so more walking tomorrow:)

Warren Baker said...

Looks like you had some superb sunny weather for your trek Darrell. Some more great photo's again.

Stewart said...

Hello Darryl, Happy New Year. I removed you from my lists cos I thought you had thrown the towel in a while back. Its good to see you back out there. I'll re-link you....

Great pics but not enough swearing.... :)

S...

darrell j prest said...

sorry stewart about the lack of fucking swearing nice to hear from you

happy new year