29th May 2006

Private Wetlands
Common Sandpiper x 2, Redshank x 3, Sedge Warbler x 3, Blackcap x 2, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, Common Tern x 1, Grey Partridge x 1, Ruddy Duck x 1, lots of Lapwing with young, Oyks, Swifts, Sand and House Martins. Female Goosander, Dragonflies and Damselflies. Stoat.

Strid Woods area
Curlew 10+, Spotted Flycatcher 1, GSWdpker 1,
Pied Flycatcher 6 (4 male + 2 female), Blackcap 10+, Wood Warbler 1
Grey Wagtail 3, Sand Martin 20+, Mandarin Duck 1 (male)
Oystercatcher 1, Dipper 2, Tawny Owl 1

S Thomson, C King

28th May 2006

Timble Ings
osprey, tree pipit,

6 different Spotted Flycatchers! Garden Warbler, Whitethroat
Little Owl, Treecreeper, Jay, 4 Chiffchaff, 10+Blackcap,
(interestingly there doesn't appear to be any Meadow Pipits at all)

Blackhills, Cottingley : Wood Warbler

Shipley Glenn : Wood Warbler, Yellowhammer

Dick Hudson's area(pm) : Little Owl

A Jowett, M Doveston, P King

27th May 2006

Sandwith Moor
4 crossbill, redshank, lapwings with chicks, 4 wheatear

undisclosed site
ringed plover, LRP, common sandpiper, oystercatcher, redshank, curlew, lapwing with young

2nd undisclosed site : male Peregrine

Shibden Head, Queensbury
Whitethroat 3, Blackcap 2 (male), Garden Warbler 1
Green Woodpecker 1

A Jowett, C King, M Doveston

23rd May 2006

Cononley ings
300 Black-headed Gulls, 10 Lapwing, 4 Curlew,
4 Oystercatchers, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Tufted Ducks

Cuckoo at Kildwick

Little Owl just above Dick Hudson's on Bingley Moor

P King

21st May 2006

Doe Park Res
Whitethroat, Blackcap, Willow Warbler, Linnets

2 Wood Warbler, 3 Spotted Flycatchers, Garden Warbler
10+Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 20+Swifts, Willow Warblers,
plus usual woodland species

Member's Only Res - Wheatear, Common Sandpiper

M Doveston, C King, B Vickers

20th May 2006

Member's Only Res - 2 Sanderling

P Cunningham

17th May 2006

Glovershaw 7.30am to 9.30am
Mipits they were displaying, flitting about in pairs, calling and singing from fence posts. A Snipe was displaying behind Golcar and another was on a fence post. Four Reed Bunting males were in full song. A pair of Linnets were seen carrying nesting materials. Three Skylarks were present, a Yellowhammer was singing near Crook Farm and a female Wheatear.

P King

16th May 2006

Undisclosed Site:
Osprey north, Harrier sp., several Buzzards
Sparhawk, Kestrel, Peregrine, Red Kites

Marley - members Only
10 Sedge Warblers, 3 Whitethroat, 2 Garden Warbler
3 Reed Bunting, Blackcap, Willow Warbler, Sand Martin
5 Goosander, 4 GHeron

AGGough, M Taunton, S Radcliffe, P King

14th May 2006

Silsden Res - 3 Goosander 0630am

Chelker Res - 2 GCGrebe, Tufted Duck 0645am

Strid Woods - Barden bridge to Cavendish 0710-0950
1 Redstart, 2 Pied Flycatchers, 3 Wood Warblers,
3 male Mandarin, Common Sandpiper, Grey Wagtail
Dipper, Chiffchaff, Blackcap, 2 Spotted Flycatcher
Oystercatcher, Curlew.

M Doveston

13th May 2006

Doe Park Res 0620am - Whitethroat, Linnets

St.Ives 0700 - 0930am pouring with rain.
3 Spotted Flycatchers, plus usual woodland species

Oxenhope - Spotted Flycatcher

M Doveston, A Greenwood

12th May 2006

Private Wetlands 0930am
Ruff, Common Sandpiper, several Sedge Warblers

Undisclosed Site: LEO calling

B Vickers, M Gurney

11th May 2006

Large parties of Swifts now present in Bingley and Shipley

10th May 2006

Strid Woods- male pied flycatcher singing,
spotted flycatchers
, blackcap, willow warblers,
jay, swifts, housemartins and swallows, dipper
and mandarin

Chelker Reservoir- Swallows, 7 GC Grebes and 2 tufted duck.

Bolton Bridge- Willow Warblers, curlews

Eldwick- several House Martins (going under house eves)

Shipley Glen- 6 Willow Warblers

2 GSW, Green Woodpecker, Willow warblers, Sparrowhawk, 2 GBBGull

Undiscloed Site B:
Hunting SEO, kestrel, Redshank. A Cuckoo was heard,
Common Sandpiper, Ringed Plover, Redshank, Canada Geese with six
young and 6 pairs of Greylag, A Red Kite went over and
a female Wheatear was spotted.

Timble 2 roding Woodcock, Pair Tawny Owls

Bingley Garden 9.35 am.
Tawny Owl,mobbed by Magpie & 2 Jays

Whalley Lane, Denholme -Green Woodpecker

M Gurney, P Croft.

9th May 2006

Bingley Moor - 1 pair Wheatear

Leeshaw Res - 1 pair Twite

Member's Only Res - male Whinchat

Glovershaw Area
Stonechat, Yellowhammer, Snipe, Reed Bunting
Wheatear, Lapwing with young.

8th May 2006

Private Wetlands
male Garganey, Turnstone, Shelduck flyover
Common Sandpiper, Common Tern

Oakenshaw, South Bradford
Lesser Whitethroat singing near Chain Bar Roundabout

B Vickers, MVPriestley

7th May 2006

Doe Park Res 06.20am
Common Sandpiper, Curlew, 2 Whitethroat, 16 Linnet
female Wheatear

Private Wetlands 07.00am
summer plumage Bar-tailed Godwit, Turnstone,
pair Ruddy Duck, Common Sandpiper, pair Common Tern,
Redshank, Oystercatcher, Lapwing, 20 Tufted Duck,
6+Sedge Warbler, Garden Warbler, Blackcap, Willow Warblers,
20+ Swifts, Sand Martin, Swallow, House Martin, 4+ Reed Bunting,
Reed Warbler

Knotford Nook 8.30
1 pair Yellow Wagtail, Whitethroat, GCGrebe, Swifts

Undisclosed Site

Stockbridge - members only
Whitethroat, Sedge Warbler, Garden Warbler, Kestrel

Holmehouse Wood
2 Chiffchaff, 6 Blackcap, 2 Grey Wagtails, 2 Jay

Lower Barden Res
Cuckoo, 3 pairs Stonechat, Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Common Sandpiper
2 GCGrebe, 2 Swift, Redshank, Oystercatcher, Willow Warblers
Reed Bunting, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel

Members's Only Res
Dunlin display flight, 2 Common Sandpiper, 4 Swallow

Bilberry bank, Wilsden - Blackcap

M Doveston, R Scullion, S Radcliffe, S Thomson, P Cunningham

6th May 2006

Doe Park Res - Whitethroat, Kestrel

male Spotted Flycatcher singing in Racecourse pltn
Spotted Flychatcher in woods above Beckfoot Lane
2 Garden Warblers, Whitethroat, Blackcap, Chiffchaff
Willow Warblers, Tree Pipit at Heather Park, Siskin
7 Jay, 4 GSWdpkr, 2 Treecreeper, Skylark

Harden Moor, Deep Cliffe area
female Wheatear, male Stonechat, Skylark, Kestrel

Bents Lane, Wilsden - Curlew, Skylark

Toad Holes Beck - Lesser Whitethroat in full song

Glovershaw Area
Wheatear, Curlew, Snipe, 4 Reed Bunting, 2 Grey Partridge
3 Skylarks, Yellowhammer

Oxenhope area -
10 Wheatear

Leeshaw Res - Cuckoo, Common Sandpiper

Whetstone Gate area - Wheatear, Stonechat, Painted Lady

Stockbridge - members only
1 Pair Shoveler, Whitethroat, Sedge Warbler, Garden Warbler

M Doveston, MVPriestley, P King,
B Vickers, M Taunton, F Drake

5th May 2006

Trough Lane - Wheatear 9

leeshaw Res - 1 Wheatear , Grey partridge 2

Strid Woods - Tawny Owl

Rombald's Moor
- 2 Wheatear

Gallows Hill:- Whitethroat, Blackcap, Willow warbler.

Middleton Woods:- 1 Male LSW, GSW, Blackcap

4th May 2006

John O Gaunts Res
wheatear, redstart, reed bunting

Timble Ings
cream crown marsh harrier over, 2 roding woodcock, tree pipit

Trough Lane - Wheatear 13

leeshaw Res - Cuckoo

Member's Only Res - 2 Dunlin

3rd May 2006

Leeshaw Res - 1 Twite, Cuckoo

Fly Flatts - 20 Twite

Shipley Glen
2 Wood Warbler, 4 Reed Bunting, Green Wdpkr
3 GSWdpkr, 2 Treecreeper, 4 Nuthatch,
Chiffchaff, Blackcaps

Trough Lane - 26 Wheatear

Haworth - 6 Swifts

Bingley Moor - 7 Wheatears

Bingley South Bog - 2 Whitethroat

Gilstead Garden - 8 Swift, Swallows, Blackcap

Baildon - 10 Swift

P Cunningham, P King, B Vickers, A Rands
M Gurney, F Whitehead, S Goodwin

2nd May 2006

Private Wetlands
2 summer plumage Bar-tailed Godwits

Shipley Glen - Wood Warbler

Glovershaw Area - 15 Golden Plover still, 4 Wheatear

Tony Gough, P King

1st May 2006

Bolton Abbey area
8 Black-tailed Godwits on pasture above cricket ground

Marley SWks - member's only
2 Sedge Warblers, 2 Swift, Sand Martin, Swallows

Trough Lane - Wheatear

Private Wetlands
8 Bar-tailed Godwits

M Doveston, J James, S Radcliffe