31st July 2005

Stockbridge - members only
Family of Whitethroat, 2 Willow warblers, one juv
Sedge Warbler, Black & Browncap, Kingfisher
GSWdpker, Reed Buntings 4 (2 juvs)

Members Only Reservoir - pm
Greenshank, Dunlin 5, Ringed Plover 1
Yellow-Legged Gull, Whimbrel, Sand Martins

Wharfe Valley

D Barker, S Radcliffe, Birdguides

30th July 2005

Doe Park Res - still has shoreline despite downpour
Common Sandpiper, Kingfisher, 2 GHeron, 30 BHgull
Linnets, Willow Warblers

Spotted Flycatcher feeding fledged young, Graden Warbler
Sparrowhawk, GSWdpkers, Treecreeper, Nuthatch
12x Swift in feeding party with House Martins

Sconce Lane area
male Reed Bunting & Willow Warblers in bracken
Also a Grey Partridge with 3 young

Near Glovershaw
2 adult Little Owls with a juvenile
2 pair of Linnet

Weecher Res
Grey Partidge

Lower Laithe Res Am visit.
Common Tern

Undisclosed Site
A = 2 Peregrines, Adult and Juv seen at different times

M Doveston, S Radcliffe, B Vickers

27th July 2005

Doe Park Res - 0630am
86 BHGull, 1 juv LBBgull, 10 Mallard, GHeron

Aire Valley - Shipley
Cormorant heading up the valley

Members Only Res - PM visit - 1730-1845
160 BHGull, 40 LBBgull, 2 Kestrel, 8 Common Gull

M Doveston, B Vickers

26th July 2005

Doe Park Res - AM visit
20 BHGull, 2 G Heron, 2 LBBGull, Linnets

Stoney Ridge

Members Only Res - PM visit
Dunlin, Common Sandpiper, 10 Curlew, 10 Lapwing
30 LBBGull, 1 Common Gull, 12 BHGull
Green Wdpker, 25 Mallard, Linnets, Kestrel
12 Canada Geese, Swallow, 10 Mistle Thrushes

Undisclosed sites
A = SEO, Peregrine

M Doveston, B Vickers

25th July 2005

Rombalds Moor
Hobby just south of Ashlar Chair this afternoon

S Goodwin

24th July 2005

Stockbridge - members only
Lesser-spotted Woodpecker
SedgeW, Blackcap and Reed Bunting all with young

23rd July 2005

Members Only Res
Moving birds:Starling 26 > NWCurlew 3 > WOystercatcher 2 >
WSkylark 5 > ESwallow 12 > SEWhimbrel 1 >
Common Scoter 1, Goosander 12
Linnet c15, Meadow Pipit 5, Curlew 46, Common Sandpiper 2
Mallard 26, Canada Goose 9, Common Gull 3, Lesser bb Gull 143,
Black headed Gull 440, Herring Gull 2, Oystercatcher 2

Sunnybridge area
Kestrel, Little Owl, 2x Stock Dove

S Johnson, DC Barker, M Doveston, K Moir, S Radcliffe

22nd July 2005

Doe Park Res
20+BHGull, LBBGull, 3 Lapwing, Kingfisher

M Doveston

21st July 2005

Members Only Res PM visit
LBBGull 30+, BHGull 20+, Oystercatcher
2x Common Sandpiper, 17x Mallard

M Doveston

20th July 2005

Members Only Reservoir

P Cunningham

19th July 2005

Members Only Reservoir
2x Common Sandpiper, Oystercatcher, Juv BHGull
2x LBBGull, 7x Goosander

Bolton Abbey
dipper, grey wagtail

18th July 2005

Hewenden area
Little Owl

Members only reservoir
Oystercatcher, 7 Goosander, Common Sandpiper
juv BHGull, 6 LBBGull

Undisclosed Site
Short-eared Owl

M Doveston

17th July 2005

Hewenden Res
GCGrebe, 31 Mallard, 7 Canada, 30+Swift
20 House Martins, Goldfinch

Stockbridge - members only
Blackcap male & female, Cormorant flyover, many Sand Martins
Juv – Whitethroat, Dunnock, Willow Warbler, House Sparrows
and Tit familes. Sedge & Whitethroat still singing

M Doveston, S Radcliffe

16th July 2005

Doe Park Res 0730
2 LBBGull, 1 Common Gull, 12 BHGull
Kingfisher with immature, Linnet, Grey Wagtail

St.Ives Estate 0800- all fledged young:
Spotted Flycatcher, Little Owl, Nuthatch, Treecreeper
GSWdpker, Green Wdpkr, Song Thrush, Bullfinch, Jay,
Goldfinch, Greenfinch, Chaffinch, Coal Tit, Blue tit,
Great Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Coot, Robin, Blackbird,
Pied Wagtail, Swallow, Garden Warbler, Chiffchaff

Members Only Res afternoon visit
2 Common Sandpiper, 30+ BHGull, 6 LBBGull
Swifts, Swallows, Meadow Pipits, Pied Wagtail

M Doveston

15th July 2005

Members Only Reservoir PM
3 Common Sandpiper, 15+Curlew, 2 LBBGull, 8 BHGull
2 Oystercatchers, Song Thrush, Mistle Thrush,
Swallow, Linnet, Willow Warbler

M Doveston

14th July 2005

Stubden Res PM
7 Oystercatchers roosting

Members Only Res PM
30+Curlew into roost, 2 Oystercatchers, 3 Redshank
10 LBBgull, 4 BHGull, 25+Mallard, 2 Swift, Swallow
Willow Warbler family, Mistle Thrush family

12th July 2005

12 pairs of LEOs with young have been located so far

11th July 2005

Members Only Reservoir PM
15+Curlew, 2+Common Sandpiper, Oystercatcher
2 Skylark, 25+Linnet

M Doveston, D Barker

9th July 2005

Wharfe Valley
1st summer male Montagu's Harrier

Leeshaw Res 0800
75+ Lapwing, 2 Common Sandpiper,
Kingfisher thru, Linnets, Curlew

Fly Flatts
3 juv Stonechat, 100+ Canada Geese

Trough Lane
8 Golden Plover, several Lapwing, Little Owl

Undisclosed sites

undisclosed site
an 11th pair of LEO with young at another new site. At least 2 young calling

S Johnson, M Doveston, A Jowett, Tony Gough

7th July 2005

Leeshaw Res
little egret

Rod Proctor

3rd July 2005

Private Wetland Site
2 reed warbler, 3 pairs of GCG, pair of common tern + 3 additional birds, sedge warbler feeding young, kingfisher, common sand

Undisclosed Site
a tenth pair of LEOs for the year, with at least 2 young

Whetstone gate
yellowhammer, stonechat feeding young, whinchat

Simon Goodwin, Andy Jowett, Ian Hargreaves

1st July 2005

Manchester Road

Undisclosed site
a 9th pair of LEO with young has been discovered at a new site

S Cummins, Richard Scullion

30th June 2005

Wharfe Valley
osprey, 2 hobby, 7 buzzard

Tony Gough