30th April 2005

Yeadon Tarn 0600
3 GCGrebe, Swallows, Willow Warblers

Knotford Nook 0630
tree Tree Sparrows, male Pochard, Swallows, Sand Martins

Private Wetland site 0700
6+Swift, 120+ Swallow, Sand Martins, Common Sandpiper,
2 Common Tern, 3 Little Grebe, Redshank,2+Sedge Warbler
Willow Warblers, 2 Grey Partridge, Mink
Greylag, Canada, and Mallard with young, 5 Grey Heron
PM visit 1700-1900
8+House Martin, 45+Swift, 80+Sand Martin

Doe Park Res 0910
Swallow, Willow Warblers, Linnets, Kestrel

Stockbridge 1330
Whitethroat, 10+Swift, 2 Sedge Warbler, Blackcap
Reed Bunting, Willow Warbler

Whetstone Gate 1420
4 Wheatear, Redshank, Skylark, Linnet

Silsden Res 1440
GCGrebe, 2 Cormorant, 3 Goosander

Chelker Res 1500
2 GCGrebe, 2 Tufted, Oystercatcher,Curlew,Lapwing

Undisclosed sites
A Red Kite, Ringtail Hen Harrier
Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, 2 Buzzard, Swift
B LRP, Redshank, Golden Plover
Lapwing, Curlew, Snipe, Common Sandpiper

Members Only Reservoir PM vismig
6 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, Tree Pipit, Whinchat RingOuzel

Trough Lane
9 Wheatear

Cold Edge Dams PM vismig
3 Ringed Plover, 4 Wheatear, Stonechat

Mark Doveston, Simon Johnson, David Barker, Brian Sumner, Brian Vickers

29th April 2005

Trough Lane
18 wheatear

Undisclosed site
SEO, wheatear

Timble Ings
4 tree pipit, roding woodcock, GSWP

Private Wetland Site

2 common tern

Ben Rhydding GP
garden warbler

12 swift

Soil Hill
ring ouzel, 2 wheatear, red legged partridge

common sandpiper, pied flycatcher, dipper

4 swift

Marley Brow
pied flycatcher

Brian Vickers, Nigel Ward, John Flood, Andy Jowett, Paul King, Brian Vickers, Nigel Kerwin, Ian Hargreaves, Martin Stone, Ernest Scarfe

28th April 2005

Raggalds, Queensbury

Doe Park Res
Swallow, Canada Geese, Mallard, Linnets, 6+Willow Warblers

Ten Yards Lane, Harecroft
2 Swallow, Curlew

Lee Lane, Cottingly
2 Swallow

Chiffchaff singing

27th April 2005

Members Only SW
6 sedge warbler, 5 blackcap, 6 goosander, common sandpiper

Trough Lane
4 wheatear

26th April 2005

4x Waxwing

Nigel Kerwin

25th April 2005

Bingley North Bog

20 waxwing

Leeshaw Res
cuckoo, yellow wagtail

Timble Ings
10+ singing redpoll, GSWP

undisclosed site
short eared owl

Simon Goodwin, Phil Cunningham, Nigel Kerwin, Andy Jowett, Howard Midgley

24th April 2005

Ben Rhydding
2 swift

Baildon Green

Middleton Hospital
spotted flycatcher

undisclosed site
4 buzzard, 2 sparrowhawk, kestrel

north of the area

Mark Pearson, Theo Kuechel, Dave Kidman

23rd April 2005

Doe Park Res 0630
1 adult Cormorant through NE, Linnets, 6x Willow Warbler, Curlew

Bents Lane, Wilsden
2x Swallow

St.Ives 0700-0930
Tree Pipit at Coppice Bog area
9x Chiffchaff, 10x Willow Warbler, 7x Blackcap,50x Redpoll
Kestrel, Sparrowhawk, 5x Jay, 8x Song Thrush, Skylark

Private Wetland Site
common tern, Swift

Gallows Hill

red kite, 2 tree sparrow

Timble Ings
tree pipit, redstart, common lizard

Undisclosed Site
red kite, LRP, common sandpiper

redshank, curlew, oystercatcher


Trough Lane

3 wheatears


Raven, Sedge Warbler, House Martin

Mark Doveston, Simon Johnson, T Kuechel, P King, J Brownbridge, Shaun Radcliffe

22nd April 2005

Private Wetland
Red Kite passed through, Shoveler, Pochard, 2x Shelduck

Undisclosed site
Little Ringed Plover

Simon Johnson

21st April 2005

Trough Lane
1 pair of Black Redstarts by zigzag bend

undisclosed site
2 short eared owl been present for a week

undisclosed site
male marsh harrier, SEO, 7 buzzard

another undisclosed site
3 buzzard, red kite, displaying sparrowhawk

yet another undisclosed site!
red kite

Somewhere Else!!
2 tawny owl chicks ringed

Members only reservoir
Redshank, Swallow, Curlew, Lapwing, 3 Goosnader, Goldeneye
2 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, Common Gull, 6 Canada Geese
several Meadow Pipits, 2 Pied Wagtails, Linnet

Leeshaw Res
osprey - flew towards fly flatts res

20th April 2005

Private Wetland Site
2 whimbrel left to north
ruddy duck, 5 redshank, 2 shelduck, 60 sand martin

Knotford Nook
100 swallow, 2 tree sparrow, goldeneye, house martin

9th April Laycock, Keighley
sandwich tern over

Simon Goodwin, Peter Williams

19th April 2005

Lindley Trout Farm
2 chiffchaff, 2 grey wagtail

undisclosed site
2 buzzard, 2 kestrel, displaying sparrowhawk

osprey, buzzard

Strid Woods
LSWP, marsh tit


18th April 2005

Ten yards lane, Harecroft
Swallow, Curlew, Skylark

Doe Park Res
6+ Willow Warblers, 6+ Linnets, 2 Canada Geese, several Meadow Pipits

Leeshaw Res
2 wheatear, common sand

Mark Doveston, Brian Vickers

17th April 2005

Hirst Wood
pair pied flycatcher, goosander, GSWP,10 jay, blackcap, chiffchaff, nuthatch

Dowley Gap SW
sparrowhawk, 2 kestrel, grey wagtail

1 Willow Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 1 Kingfisher,
1 Jay, 1 Goosander E, 1 Oyk, 2 Mute Swan.

Simon Thompson, Tom Hubball

16th April 2005


osprey - east

Leeshaw Res
2 wheatear

trough Lane
12 wheatear

Baildon Moor
yellowhammer, green woodpecker, willow warbler

undisclosed site
2 displaying buzzard

Colin Shields, Paul King, Brian Vickers, Theo Kuechel

15th April 2005

Elland Gravel Pits

Leeshaw Res

2 stonechat, 3 wheatear

Trough Lane
7 wheatear

Baildon Bridge
2 imm yellow billed swan

Private Wetlands
Ruddy Duck, 3 Wigeon, 2 Teal, 17x Pinkfeet, Shelduck,
4x Gadwall, 46x Tufted, 3x Goosander, 4x Goldeneye,
8x Redshank, 40x Oystercatcher, Common Sandpiper,
180 Sand Martin, 23 Swallow, 2 Kingfisher

Mark Pearson, Brian Vickers, HBC, Simon Johnson

14th April 2005

Elland Gravel Pits
Artic Tern, Common Tern

halifax birders

13th April 2005

Ringstone Edge (outside BOG area)
2 White Wagtails

Trough Lane
6 wheatears

Leeming Res

12th April 2005

Doe Park Res 0710-0725
Swallow, several Willow Warblers, Linnets,
1 Cormorant, 2 pairs Coot, 10 Canada's, Grey Heron

Lindley Wood Res
2 chiffchaff, 2 blackcap, 4 pied wagtail, grey wagtail, bullfinch, singing goldfinch

swallow, willow warbler, 20+ sand martin, blackcap, dipper, grey wagtail, goosander

River Wharfe Bolton Abbey
6 mandarin

undisclosed site
2 LRP, 2 redshank, little grebe

Mark Doveston, A Jowett, John Flood, Paul King

11th April 2005

Fewston Res
3 pinkfeet, greylag with orange neck collar

Reva Res
GCG, willow warbler

Rombald's Moor
wheatear, 2 ring ouzel, 10 golden plover


brambling in garden

John Topham, Paul King, J Brownbridge

10th April 2005

Cold Edge Dams
pink footed goose, 5 snipe, oystercatcher, pair reed bunting, 18 goldfinch, several linnet

Small Private Lake
LSWP, 2 red kite, 2 buzzard

Bolton Abbey
willow warbler, sand martin, blackcap

100+ golden plover, willow warbler

Brian Sumner, John Flood, R Candleland, Shaun Radcliffe

9th April 2005

4 male Blackcap singing,
1 Willow Warbler at Druid's Altar,
6 Chiffchaff, 6 Jay, 30+6 Redpoll, 5 Treecreeper, plus usual woodland species
3 Great BB Gulls and 1 Herring Gull through west

Silsden Res
5 swallow, 4 sand martin

between Silsden and East Morton
3 wheatear

Knotford Nook
200+ sand martin, 3 swallow

members only res
2 whooper swans over

osprey through at 10.50am 8th April.

common sandpiper on R Aire

also goosander over Queensbury on 8th

Nigel Kerwin, Martin Taunton, Mark Doveston, Dave Barker, Theo Kuechel, Shaun Radcliffe

7th April 2005

Cliffe Castle
willow warbler

Canal Riddlesden
3 chiffchaff

Dowley Gap SW/Hirst Wood
2 grey wagtail, 2 oystercatcher, blackcap

Soil Hill
26 meadow pipit, lapwing, curlew, skylark, reed bunting


Richard Candeland, Paul King, Nigel Kerwin, M Taunton

5th April 2005

Norwood Edge Plt
20+ redpoll, 4 siskin, chiffchaff

Elland Gravel Pits
1st summer Little Gull

17 whooper swans over

A Jowett, N Carter, M Taunton

4th April 2005

Undisclosed site
4 displaying buzzard, untagged red kite, raven, 4 displaying sparrowhawk, 4+ kestrel

200+ golden plover

Whetstone gate

Ilkley Tarn
willow warbler

A Jowett, N Ward, P King, D Kidman

3rd April 2005

Fly Flatts Res

Silsden Res
2 whooper swan

Soil Hill
11 fieldfare, snipe, curlew, lapwing, reed bunting, pied wagtail

Cold Edge Dams
2 grey partridge, 2 dunlin, twite, goosander,
stonechat, raven, 90 golden plover, oystercatcher, wheatear

undisclosed site
8 twite, 2 redshank, 2 reed bunting

150 fieldfare

undisclosed site
21 oystercatcher, LRP, 8 redshank

Sandwith Moor
20 golden plover

members only SW
swallow, 3 willow warbler, 3 kingfisher, 8 sand martin
2 pairs each of oystercatcher and redshank

Members Only Res
green sandpiper

Goit Stock
2 pairs of Dipper, Curlew overhead, Grey Wagtail, Chiffchaff singing

1 pair of Little Owl

Station Road, Harecroft
2 Linnet, 4 Redpoll, 3 Fieldfare

Undisclosed site
Short eared owl

blackcap, chiffchaff, swallow, kingfisher, sand martin, 3 goosander, 3 oystercatcher, 4 mute swan, 4 LBBG, 2 herring gull, sparrowhawk

Simon Thompson, Theo Kuechel, Ian Hargreaves, Brian Sumner, Dave Barker, Nigel Kerwin, Brian Vickers, Mark Doveston, Tom Hubball

2nd April 2005

willow warbler

Members only SW
13 goosander, 6 snipe, 10 sand martin

Leeshaw Res
bean goose

5 Chiffchaff singing, 4 drumming GSWdpkrs, several Jay, Little Owl, Tawny Owl

Undisclosed Site
Red Kite with yellow wing tag

Howard Creber, Ian Hargreaves, Brian Sumner, Mark Doveston

1st April 2005

Private Wetland Site
15 Pinkfeet, pair shoverler, 13 wigeon, ruddy duck
8 goldeneye, 2 cormorants, 3 GCG, 15 tufted duck, chiffchaff, 2 snipe

undisclosed site
short eared owl, 4 redshank, 4 oystercatcher, 4 LBBG

Whetstone Gate

Ian Hargreaves, John Flood