31st August 2005

Members Only Res - permit required
14 Dunlin flew through this afternoon
Marsh Harrier flew through at 16.30
3 Cormorant, 350 BHGull

Paul Clough
1 Redstart (male)

Nab Water Lane
8 Wheatear
4 Whinchat

B Vickers

30th August 2005

Swinsty Res
small party of crossbill

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11.30 - 8x Black-tailed Godwit thru NW
16.30 - Osprey having a wash then departed
19.30 - 6 Goosander, 6 Curlew, 7 Common Gull

K Moir, B Vickers, P Cunningham, D Barker, M Doveston

29th August 2005

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Swallow 63, Snipe 40, Cormorant
Yellow Wagtail, Swift 2, House Martin 33, Wheatear
LBBGull 23+, BHGull 15+, Yellow legged Gull

Sconce Lane area, Baildon

3 Whinchat


Trough Lane

Nab Water Lane, Oxenhope
8 Whinchat, 12 Wheatear, 1 Stonechat

Fly Flatts area
100+Swallow, 1 Wheatear

D Barker, P Cunningham, S Radcliffe, B Vickers

28th August 2005

Harden Moor 0700-0800
Blackcap, Swallows, House Martins, Chiffchaff
Green Wdpker, Meadow Pipits, Grey Wagtail

Chiffchaffs, Blackcap, Swallows, GSWdpkr
Nuthatch, Treecreeper, Goldcrest, Bullfinch

Memebers Only Res - permit required
2 Jay, 8+Swift, Wheatear, Grey Wagtail,
Cormorant, 100+Swallows, Meadow Pipits

Cold Edge Dams
4 Snipe, 1 Teal, 3 Tufted Ducks

Stockbridge - members only
Sedge Warbler, Blackcap, Whitethroat, Bullfinch
GSWdpkr, mixed flocks of hirundines
Clouded Yellow and Speckled Wood butterflies

Harden Village
Whimbrel heading south at 18.35

D Barker, H Creber, B Sumner, S Radcliffe,
M Doveston, C Wilson

27th August 2005

Denholme Clough 0710-0900
vismig: 1 Tree Pipit north, 2 Meadow Pipits south,
Starlings west, Linnet east, 3 Chaffinch south west.
none vismig: Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Swallows
Green Woodpecker, 2 Roe Deer

Doe Park Res
30+Linnet, Swallows, Meadow Pipit

Wharfe Valley
6 Buzzard, 3 Kestrel, Sparrowhawk,
2 Sand Martin, many Swallows and House Martins
Grey Wagtail, Common Gull

Members Only Res - permit required
Ringed Plover, 200+BHGull, 47 LBBGull, 5 Common Gull
1 Herring Gull, Swallow, Kestrel, Tufted Duck

Redcar Tarn
Tufted Duck, Common Gull

Stockbridge Reserve - members only
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker

M Doveston, B Vickers, S Radcliffe

26th August 2005

Members Only Res - permit required
4 Ringed Plover
Very few gulls max 50 BH gulls 30 LBBG’s.

Wheatear 1 Nab Water Lane
Wheatear 3 Fly Flatts Res

Paul Clough:
No noticable movement today 2 Willow Warblers
2 Bullfinch, Sparrowhawk

B Vickers, K Moir

25th August 2005

Paul Clough:
Tree Pipit 1, Chiffchaff 2 ,Willow Warbler 6
Reed Bunting 4, Goldcrest 2, Bullfinch 4
Goldfinch 5, Sparrowhawk 1

Nab Water Lane:
Wheatear 2, Whinchat 3

Trough Lane:
Wheatear 12, Whinchat 3
Stonechat 2 (Juveniles), Sparrowhawk 1

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Ringed Plover 5, Dunlin 5, Golden plover 1
Swifts (6) crossed the Res flying west at 1205hr

B Vickers

24th August 2005

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2 Golden Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper this morning

Adult Mediterranean Gull, 90+LBBGull, 140+BHGull
Wheatear, 1 Common Gull, 2 Tufted Duck this afternoon

Trough Lane
4 Wheatear, Little Owl

Doe Park Res
2 BHGull, 1 G Heron, Swallows

M Doveston

23rd August 2005

Thornton Village
Common Buzzard

Members Only Res - permit required
1st yr Caspian Gull
6 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper

K Moir, D Barker

22nd August 2005

2 Wheatear, 23 Common Gull

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3+1 Whimbrel, Swift

N Kerwin, K Moir, P Cunningham, D Barker

21st August 2005

Doe Park Res 0630
many Meadow Pipits blogging about

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Hybrid Garganey still present early morning
Yellow-legged Gull adult, Common Sandpiper
2x Yellow Wagtail thru, 3x Lapwing
3x Teal, 1 Tufted Duck, 130+BHGull, 48 LBBGull
2x Common Gull

Trough Lane
5 Wheatear

Stockbridge - members only reserve
Kingfisher, Blackcap, family of Whitethroat
plus 2 Clouded Yellow butterflies

Cold Edge Dams - vismig watch
2 Swift, 140 Swallows, 19 House Martins

Wharfe Valley

M Doveston, D Barker, S Radcliffe, B Sumner, A Tremithick

20th August 2005

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Garganey reported previously now thought to be a hybrid. If this bird remains it's ID will be posted within this blogger. Birds present were as follows:
3 Teal, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Snipe with 73 Swallow thru west.
3 Ringed Plover arrived in afternoon

Denholme Clough
Ringed Plover south, 2x Tree Pipit south
Snipe south, Curlew south, 114 Swallow south
9 House Martins north, 3 Reed Buntings west
Cormorant south east

S Johnson, D Barker

19th August 2005

Memebers Only Res
whimbrel, juv med gull, garganey

P Cunningham, K Moir

18th August 2005

Members Only Reservoir

3 crossbill overflew Kex Gill a couple of days ago

P Cunningham, D C Barker, A Jowett

15th August 2005

Beaverdyke Res
redstart, lots of mud showing so could be good for waders given the right weather conditions.

shipley Glen area
spotted flycatcher

red kite

Paul King, A Jowett

13th August 2005

Kex Gill

Bradford Interchange
2 Swifts

A Jowett, N Kerwin

11th August 2005

Doe Park Reservoir
Common Sandpiper, Stock Pigeon

Shipley Glen
escaped Harris' Hawk complete with jessies

Paul Clough
3x Pied Flycatcher, 5x Spotted Flycatcher
12+Willow Warbler, 2 Reed Bunting, 3 Bullfinch
2 Green Wdpkr, Kestrel, Sparrowhawk

Goldcrest family party, Swallows, House Martins

Members Only Res - permit required
Green Sandpiper, Greenshank, Little Ringed Plover
5+Snipe, 6+Curlew, LBBGull, BHGull, Common Gull
2x Common Sandpiper, 3 Sand Martin thru
25 Swallow thru,

Trough Lane
2x Little Owl, 2 Wheatear, 3 Stonechat

M Doveston, D Barker, B Vickers

10th August 2005

Doe Park Reservoir - 0640
Grasshopper Warbler

Members Only Reservoir- permit required
Greenshank, Ringed Plover, Little Ringed Plover
Common Sandpiper, 14+Curlew, 10 Goosander
19 LBBGull, 7 BHGull, 9 Snipe

Trough Lane
Little Owl

M Doveston, B Vickers, RH Proctor

9th August 2005

Doe Park Reservoir - 0630-0640
Grasshopper Warbler reeling in field to north

Members Only Res - permit holders only
Greenshank, Little Ringed Plover, Ringed Plover
7 Snipe, Curlew, 250+BHGull, 4 Common Gull
100+LBBGull, 3 Kestrel, Common Sandpiper

Paul Clough
3 Spotted Flycatchers

Fly Flatts
4 juv Wheatears

M Doveston, Brian Vickers, K Moir, P King

8th August 2005

Doe Park Res - 0630-0640
2x Common Tern (1 adult and 1 juv)

Members Only Reservoir - permit required
Greenshank, Ringed Plover, Little Ringed Plover
6 Wheatear, 10+Mallard
Roost count 2130hrs= 87 LBBGull, 50+BHGull, 15+Curlew

Paul Clough
6 Spotted Flycatcher

M Doveston, B Vickers, K Moir, D Barker

7th August 2005

Doe Park Res 0645-0720
Common Tern juv stayed late into morning,
Grasshopper Warbler singing in field to north
Willow Warblers, Linnets, House Martins

Members Only Res - permit required
Yellow-legged Gull adult still visiting
4 Wheatear, Ringed Plover, 9 Sand Martin thru
17 Swift thru, 13 Swallow thru, 2 Common Sandpiper
15 Linnet, 5 Curlew

Kingfisher, Whitethroat, Blackcap, Willow Warbler

Paul Clough
3 female type Pied Flycatcher, 5 Spotted Flycatcher
12 Willow Warbler, 2 Reed Bunting, Green Wdpkr

Cold Edge Dams
Green Sandpiper, 6 Wheatear, Willow Warbler
57 Swallow, 4 Swift

Lindley Wood Res
Cormorants courtship displaying

M Doveston, H Hardwick, S Radcliffe,
B Vickers, B Sumner, D Barker, K Moir

6th August 2005

St.Ives Estate 0900-1045
Several Chiffchaff calling around the woodland
Goldcrest with young in Racecourse plantation
Sparrowhawk, Jay, Nuthatch, GSWdpker

Doe Park Reservoir 1130
4 Common Tern (2 Adult 2 juvs)
Grasshopper Warbler still reeling from field to north
Grey Wagtail, Linnet, 10+Goldfinch, Willow Warblers

Members Only Reservoir
2 Pintail,
3 Ringed Plover, Dunlin, 4 Swift
Snipe, Wheatear, Reed Bunting,

Cold Edge Dams
Dunlin, Lapwing, Wheatear

Hawksworth Moor

Intake Gate
2 Wheatear

Burley Woodhead
Little Owl

M Doveston, H Hardwick, R Lobley, D Barker,
B Sumner, S Radcliffe

5th August 2005

Doe Park Res - 0700hrs
Grasshopper Warbler singing in tall grassy field to north of the reservoir

Members Only Reservoir
Pintail x2, Goosander x12, Ringed Plover juvenile
Snipe, Common Sandpiper, Curlew x15, few Gulls

40-50 Greenfinch

M Doveston, B Vickers, S Radcliffe

4th August 2005

Fly Flatts

Trough Lane
Whinchat juvenile

Members Only Res
Whimbrel - about midday
Yellow-legged Gull adult - 1730

B Vickers, M Doveston, WT Shorey

3rd August 2005

Tewitt Lane - Harecroft
18x Grey Partridge -1 Adult with 17 young

Shipley - Canal
1x Common Tern

Members Only Res - PM visit
GCGrebe adult, 12 Goosander female types
80x LBBGull

M Doveston, B Vickers

2nd August 2005

Members Only Res
Yellow-legged Gull adult
Great Crested Grebe - unusual at this site
111 LBBGull, 187 BHGull

Timble Ings
various small parties of crossbill

Doe Park Res - am visit
2 GHeron, 24 Canada Geese, Kingfisher
Willow Warbler singing, Linnets

A Jowett, J Topham, D Barker, M Doveston

1st August 2005

Wharfe Valley
35x Common Scoter flying up the valley

Memebers Only Res
Arctic Tern juvenile through south east after 2pm
Yellow-legged Gull adult after 5pm
Common Tern late pm

P Cunningham, B Vickers, M Doveston, A Tremithick, D Barker