29th June 2005

Undisclosed Site
a pair of Long Eared Owls have used another nesting basket at a second site and have two young. This brings this year's area total to 8 pairs so far.

26th June 2005

Redcar Tarn
Tufted Duck female with 2 juvs
2x adult LBBGull , 1x Juvenile BHGull

Undisclosed Site
A = 2 Red Kite, 3+Buzzard, 4+Kestrel, Sparrowhawk

Harecroft 2200 hrs
Pair of Little Owl with young

Hewenden area
Tawny Owl

2 Tree Pipit

2 Blackcap singing, Whitethroat, Grey Wagt
2 families of Reed Bunting, GSWdpker
Sedge W chasing about near reeds

M Doveston, S Radcliffe, S Goodwin

25th June 2005

Doe Park Res
Kingfisher with 2 fledged young, Sedge Warbler
no sign of Grasshopper Warbler

Leeshaw Res
Hobby, Little Grebe, Curlew, Oystercatcher
Common Sandpiper, Linnet, 2 Kestrel, Raven

Fields between Allerton & Wilsden
80+Lapwing, Curlew

S Johnson, M Doveston

22nd June 2005

Wharfe Valley

Hewenden Res area
GCGrebe, GHeron, 36x Swift

Doe Park Res
Sedge Warbler singing

K Moir, M Doveston

21st June 2005

Wharfe Valley
BLACK KITE, 1-2 osprey, 2 hobby

kite flew north up the valley at 5.15pm

Tony Gough, Martin Taunton

19th June 2005

River Wharfe, Ben Rhydding
266 sand martins caught for ringing including 21 re-traps

Wharfe Valley
450 black headed gull chicks ringed

Doe Park Res
Grasshopper Warbler singing alongside stream
that leads into southern end of reservoir.
Sedge Warbler also still singing here.

18th June - Harden Moor
Stonechat with young, 2x Cuckoo, Green Wdpkr
Skylark, Song Thrush, juv Robins

18th June - Doe Park Res
juv Dipper, Sedge Warbler

garden warbler, blackcap, willow warbler all carrying food

Bingley area
juv goosander, grey wagtail with young

M Doveston, S Johnson, H Hardwick, Shaun Radcliffe

17th June 2005

Undisclosed Site
Nightjar churring, Tawny Owl, 3+Woodcock
Snipe drumming, Curlew

M Doveston, S Johnson

14th June 2005

Wharfe Valley
osprey, mandarin with 4-5 chicks

John Flood

12th June 2005

Undisclosed Sites
A = Osprey, Red Kite, Buzzard
B = Merlin

Can someone please search the area of
Kildwick Ings and Silsden Ings for a pair
of Little Egrets and post info in the
comments box or email me. They were seen
at the weekend by a none birder, cheers
M Doveston

A Tremithick

11th June 2005

Doe Park Res 0700-0750
Singing Sedge Warbler, Garden Warbler, Blackcaps,
Willow Warblers, Kingfisher, Curlew,
8 Swift through west, 1 BHGull, Linnet

St.Ives 0800-0930
Little Owl, 4 male Chiffchaff, Nuthatch with young
GSWdpkr with young

Embsay Area - 10th June
pair of Stonechat with young, 2 male Reed Bunts

Undisclosed Sites
A = Buzzard
C = 2 Sparrowhawks

Low Wood - 10th June (private)
GSWdpkr with 3 juvs

Whetstone Gate
6 drumming Snipe, 3 Redshank, Whinchat

Sconce Lane area, Baildon
Yellowhammer male, Curlew with young

M Doveston, S Radcliffe

9th June 2005

Hewenden Res
GCGrebe with young, Blackcap, Willow Warbler,
Swifts nesting in viaduct, nesting Coot, Swallow

Wharfe Valley

M Doveston, Birdguides

8th June 2005

St.Ives PM visit
Cuckoo heard in the area of Lady Blantyre's Rock
between 2030-2100hrs

Private Wetland Site
4-5 singing reed warbler, oystercatcher and lapwing with young

Small Private Lake

Undisclosed site
2 cuckoo, LEO, redpoll with young, redshank

A Jowett, M Doveston

5th June 2005

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker

Dowley Gap SW
Goosander with 5 downy young

Hirst Wood
Pied Flycatcher

Mouse Wood / Myrtle Park
Pied Flycatcher, Goosander with young

Private Wetland
2 Reed Warbler, GCGrebe, Tufteds, Sparhawk, Common Sandpiper
Redshank, Oystercatcher, Lapwing, BHGull, LBBGull,
Grey Wagtail, Sand Martin, Swallow, House Martin, Swift
Garden Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Blackcap

S Radcliffe, A Tremithick, M Doveston

2nd June 2005


4th June 2005

St.Ives 0700-0900
2 pairs of Spotted Flycatcher, Nuthatch with young
at least 26 nest boxes used by Blue Tits

3rd June 2005

Private Wetland
3x Reed Warbler singing, 2 Common Tern

PM visit
2 Woodcock Roding, Little Owl, Daubenton's Bats

K Moir, M Doveston