11th April 2007

East Riddlesden Hall
4 Brambling (2 pairs) with 1 male in song!
Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, 2 Jay, GSWdpkr drumming

Doe Park Res
Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, 10x Linnets, Green Wdpkr
Willow Warbler and a Blackcap in Low Moor garden

15 pairs of Lapwings and 4 pairs of Curlews.
2 Oystercatchers were feeding in the fields behind Golcar Farm
two pairs of Snipe were actively displaying. Reed Bunting,
Meadow Pipits and Skylarks, 10-13 wheater, 2 golden Plover
SEO, 2 kestrel
Photo by Neilos

River Aire (near Esholt) -
Kingfisher, House Martin, Blackcap singing, a number of ChiffChaff,
Grey Wagtail, GSWdpkr

Shipley Glen
Lesser Spotted Wdpkr, GSWdpkr, Green Woodpecker, Jays
pair of Treecreepers are by the Old Glen House and Nuthatches

House Martin Bingley Garden 18.30
Trough Lane - 14 Wheatear

Members Only Res vismig watch
Meadow Pipit 65, LRPlover 2, MistleThrush 3, Linnet 2, Skylark
Evening sightings:
Wheatear, Snipe 2, Swallow, 2 pair of Stonechat,
Linnet 2, Oystercatcher 1, Redshank 6

Ilkley to Round Hill, Beamsley Beacon and back
Little Grebe and Grey Wagtail just upstream from Old Bridge, Ilkley
2 Chiffchaff on the way up past Middleton Lodge
Redshank at Windsover Farm, Red Kite near top of Round Hill
3 Kestrels, at least 6 Wheatear and another Redshank
Loads of curlews, lapwings, meadow pipits, skylarks around
Red Grouse, pheasants seen..Lots of Peacock Butterflies throughout

M&H Doveston, P King, MVPriestley, P Croft, DCBarker, B Vickers,
S Parkes, J Stallworthy, Neil Carr