31st March 2008

Embsay Res - Red-throated Diver

Otley - Whooper Swan

Bingley - 4 Waxwings still present on Church Street this morning. Though they were spending most of their time in the trees in front of Crosley House and Wood House on the other side of the A650, also in other trees fringing the canal.

Swinsty Res - 3 Whooper Swans, 2 Tufted Duck

Members Only Reservoir - Moving Birds: Meadow Pipit 62, LBB Gull 134, Woodpigeon 31, BHGull 3, Lapwing 1, Carrion Crow 21, Oystercatcher 2, Starling 34 - Other: Grey Wagtail 1, Grey Heron 1, Redshank 4, Pied Wagtail 2, Canada Goose 9

2 Common Buzzard over Cottingley today both drifting SE , first at 12.45 ,second a 13.45. Could have been the same bird but doubtful. No sign of any white on tail!! Chiffchaff heard from garden

Lindley Wood Res - 3 GCGrebes, Male Mandarin

Timble - Five Tree Sparrows

Fewston A pair of Goldeneye

Silsden Res. Two Great Crested Grebes

Wharfe Valley - 2 Raven

Keighley Moor - common buzzard passing over

Fly Flatts - curlew, golden plover, mipits, skylarks, snipe, canada geese

circa 100 Fieldfare over house blogging
1 - Redshank over house toward Leeshaw

Ben Rhydding - Chiffchaff, Siskin

Kex Gill - 16 Pink-footed Geese

D Odell, I Hargreaves, DCBarker, A Greenwood, H Creber, M Taunton, D&H Kidman, R Waller, AGGough