30th March 2008

Holden Park, Riddlesden
adult breeding plumage Mediterranean Gull

Bingley - Waxwings still present

Higher Coach Road
Male Lesser Spotted Woodpecker

East Riddlesden Hall 19.30
1 Swallow heading up the Aire Valley

River Aire, Cononley pm
pair goosander, pair Shelduck, 4 reed buntings,
22 curlew (including flock of 12) grey heron

Soil Hill, Queensbury
3m 6f Wheatear, 8 Skylark, 6 Mipits, 2 Grey Heron
18 Fieldfare, 4 Lapwing

Trough Lane late pm
4 wheater, 2 pairs stonechat, 4 meadow pipits

Leeshaw Res and Lee Lane -
Redshank x 4, Oyk x 2, Canada Goose x 101, Greylag x 8,
lapwings, curlew, sparrowhawk

Stockbridge -
Chiffchaff singing, 2 Kestrel both at times in the box.
Male brought food to female followed by display flights and calls.
6 Redpoll, Bullfinch, 6 LBB west,
pair of Mute Swans chosen nest site, 2 Stock Dove

Chelker Res
Redshank, Lapwing, 4 Goldeneye, 2 GCGrebe

Silsden Res
GCGrebe, 4 Goldeneye, 4 Coot,

Silsden Floods - 10 Lapwing, 2 Curlew

Redcar Tarn
19 Tufted Duck, BHGulls, Common Gulls

East Riddlesden Hall
Brambling, Kingfisher, GHeron, Common Gull

Caldene Fields
Skylark, Redwing

Members Only Res
Meadow Pipit 21 , Carrion Crow 6, Oystercatcher 2
Wheatear 1, Canada Goose 22 party + 3 pairs
Stock Dove 1, Goldeneye 5

Fly Flatts
2 Wheatear, 1pr Stonechat, 4 Greylag, 3 Goosander
Good move of Mipits in the near gale force wind
100+headed north with 50+ blogging, Reed Bunting

Leeming Res
Female Goosander, Dipper, Grey Wagtail, Kestrels displaying

S Parkers, DCBarker, B Sumner, M Doveston, MVPriestley,
S Radcliffe, A Greenwood, A tremethick, S Thomson, H Doveston