26th April 2008

Bradup to Whetstone area
1 Dunlin flushed from muddy puddle in field
50+Fieldfare, Red Grouse, Curlew, Lapwing,

East Riddlesden Hall & R.Aire
2 Common Sandpiper, House Martin, 50+Sand Martin, 2 Chiffchaff,
2 Blackcap, 3 Willow Warbler, Swallow, Coot with 3 young
2 Bullfinch, Goosander, singing Goldfinch, singing Greenfinch

Thackley - 2 Swift

Swallows, 9 Chiffchaff singing, 4 Blackcap singing,
10 Willow Warbler singing, Nuthatch, 6 Jay, 4 Treecreeper
GSWdpkr drumming, Skylark, Meadow Pipits, Goldcrest

A650 - 2 Little Ringed Plover, Blackcap, Chiffchaff

Ben Rhydding Gravel Pits
great tit, blue tit, coal tit, long-tailed tit, chaffinch, greenfinch,
goldfinch, bullfinch, robin, wren, dunnock, blackbird, mistle thrush,
sand martin, swallow, house martin, jackdaw, rook, carrion crow,
magpie, oystercatcher (pair),goosander (1m, 2f) kingfisher, coot,
moorhen (clutch 3 eggs), mallard, little grebe (heard), pied wagtail,
goldcrest, chiffchaff, sedge warbler, willow warbler, 2 Red Kite
blackcap - at least 4 males, 1 with nest material.

Strid Woods
6 singing male and 2 female pied flycatchers, also 1 wood warbler,
2 blackcap and several willow warblers and chiffchaff, grey wagtail,
2 cormorant, goosander, Kingfisher, 2 treecreeper,

Wharfe Valley - a single swift heading north

Raw Nook
Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler and female Whitethroat

Members Only Res
LBB Gull 37, Swallow 32, Sand Martin 3, House Martin 1
Wheatear 15 along the embankment

Sconce Area
nine singing Willow Warbler, one Chiffchaff and a pair of Red Grouse,
two female Wheatears at Birch Close Lane

M Doveston, S Parkes, S Radcliffe, M Gurney, MVPriestley, BRFord,
C Pottle, D&HKidman, DCBarker, P King