Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Spring Cruse 2016 ❾

Hillmorton to Rugby

Date:  27th April 2016

Overnight the weather was cold with showers of rain.

Morning:  Stocked up with food we filled with water on the Hillmorton water point. Before a steady cruise to Rugby.  The water point in Rugby was not working - which proves the old rule. Never pass a working water point!

Afternoon:  Moored up on the park side.

Evening:  Television watching.


Wildlife: 

Birds: House Sparrow, Wren, Magpie, Carrion Crow, Rook, Jackdaw, Starling, Blackbird, Mallard, Mute Swan, Pied Wagtail, Goldfinch, Chaffinch, Robin, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Long Tailed Tit, Coot, Moorhen, Canadian Goose, Wood Pigeon, Buzzard, Lesser Black Backed Gull, Black Headed Gull,  Sedge Warbler, Swallow, Pheasant,and Green Woodpecker.

Butterflies: Meadow Brown,

People walking the towpath - 5
People cycling the towpath - 0
Boats on the move - 6

Today's Total:

Miles: 3.0
Locks: 0
Swing / Lift Bridges: 0
Tunnels: 0
Pump Outs: 0
Engine Hours: 4.0

Accumulated Total:
Miles: 2732.9
Locks: 1744
Swing / Lift Bridges: 362
Tunnels: 63
Pump Outs: 26
Engine Hours: 3671.9

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