29th April 2007

photo I Hargreaves

Barden to Strid Woods and Posforth Gill and back 0745-1115
20+ sand martins, gswdpkr, 2 common sandpiper, 2 treecreeper,
nuthatch, willow warblers, chiffchaffs, 1 pied wagtail, 1 male goosander,
dipper feeding young nr outfall by aqueduct, mallards with ducklings,
at least 4 pairs pied flycatchers at nestboxes, tawny owl hooting,
blackcaps, garden warbler, at least 2 wood warblers heard, swift,
2 swallows, some house martins at Park Hill Farm

2 seperate Strid Woods walks produced:
3 male Redstart, 3 male Wood Warbler, Pied Flycatcher
2 male, 1 female Mandarin Duck, several Tawny Owls calling,
Grey Wagtails with young, Treecreepers
photos by M Taunton
photos by I Hargreaves

Glovershaw Area

Cuckoo (heard), three pairs of Linnets, Reed Buntings in pairs. On the Sconce side a Whitethroat was singing. Birch Close Lane - 8 Wheatears feeding.

Private Wetlands
Dunlin, Reed Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Garden Warbler
Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Willow Warbler, Sand Martin, Swift
Swallow, Red-breasted Goose, Goldeneye, Little Grebe,
3 pairs GCGrebe, Oystercatchers, Redshank, Lapwings,
2 Goosander, GSWdpkr,
Knotford Nook
male Pochard, Swallows, Sand Martins, pair Reed Bunting,
Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler,

Goit Stock
Garden Warbler, Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler,
2 Dipper, 2 Grey Wagtail, Jay
Stockbridge - 43 species!
9 Swift, 3 Sedge Warblers, 2 Whitethroat, Stock Dove,
pair of Kestrel, Song Thrush on nest.

Fly Flatts
11 Wheatear, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2m Reed Bunting

Lower Barden Res:
Willow Warblers everywhere, Cuckoo, Pair Common Sandpiper,
Pair Stonechat, Pair Grey Wagtail, Oyks, Swallow, Redshank.
Timble - 3 tree pipit, 4 redstart

Marley Playing Fields
Whitethroat, Garden Warbler 2, Blackcap 2,
2 Common Sandpiper on the river Aire

Members Only Res pm visit.
2 Dunlin, Common Sandpiper, Redshank 2
photo B Vickers

D&H Kidman, P King, M Taunton, B Sumner, B Vickers,
M&H Doveston, S Radcliffe, M Gurney, S Thomson, I Hargreaves