14th April 2007

8 Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcap, 8 Willow Warbler, 9 Jay
Green Wdpkr, 5 GSWdpkr, Skylark, 2 Bullfinch
2 Sparrowhawk, Nuthatches, 4 singing Mistle Thrush

East Riddlesden Hall
Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Blackcap, Tufted Duck
Mute Swan

Soil Hill -
3 male Ring Ouzel down hill near 2 ponds
3 Wheatear - pm, plenty of butterflies

5 Snipe were again very active,with birds seen displaying and sitting on posts and walls. A pair of Grey Partridges were flushed and a Wheatear was seen. The flock of Golden Plovers is now down to 23 birds.

Shipley Glen
GSWdpkers continued territorial disputes in the Glen this morning, all week four birds have been chasing and drumming in the trees on the edge of the Glen, across from Brackenhall.
Willow Warblers have now firmly established themselves, now there are seven singing birds in the area at the top of the Glen.

Members Only Res
Curlew 6, Lapwing 5, Goldeneye 3 (1M + 2F), Greylag 2
Red-legged Partridge 2, Stock Dove 5,
Golden Plover - several calling over Ogden Moor
Redshank 2, Dunlin 1 (Summer Plumage), Swallow 1
Wheatear 2, Willow Warbler 2, Reed Bunting 2 (M + F)
Stonechat 4+, Skylark 5+, Pied Wagtail 10+, Linnet 10+

4 Wheatear and a pair of Stonechats Trough Lane

3 Wheatear, Fly Flatts and a male Stonechat
Hobby flew through at 0915

Ilkley Road, Riddlesden - 4 Swallow on territory

Raggalds, Queensbury - Swallow

M Doveston, K Moir, P King, B Vickers,
C King, H Doveston, H Creber, C Shields