17th February 2007

36 Canada Geese, Little Grebe, female Goosander
2+GSWdpkr, 2 Siskin, 50+Redwing, Sparrowhawk
6+Song Thrush, Nuthatch, Treecreeper, Jays, Bullfinch
Skylarks have returned to the adjacent fields

Shipley Glen
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, GSWdpkr - 2 drumming
Nuthatch - 3 singing males, Jays - At least 8 birds
Kingfisher - bird on the dam at the Glen bottom
Song Thrush - 2 singing birds, Mistle Thrush - 2

Bingley Garden, Villa Road - Bullfinches - 2

East Riddlesden Hall
Mute Swan, Tufted Duck, 2 Canada Geese, BHGull
Long-tailed Tit, Coal Tit, Song Thrush, Mistle Thrush

Sunnydale Park -
2 Stock Dove, Nuthatch calling plus Song Thrush carrying food.

Sunnydale Res -
2 GSW, Trecreeper, male Bullfinch and 8 Meadow Pipits.
Above Sunnydale Res - 15 Stock Dove, Kestrel

East Morton - Dipper on Morton Beck

At Glovershaw this pm, the Golden Plovers had increased to 70 in number and the Lapwings seemed tobe in two groups, one contained 72 birds whilst others were dispersing across the fields and moorland. 2 Grey Partridge (a pair?) were seen by Golcar Farm and there was a flock of Redwings feeding by GlovershawFarm.

M Doveston, P King, A Josephs, H Doveston, S Radcliffe