27th April 2007

Montagu's Harrier flew north late afternoon west of Soil Hill

Soil Hill - Dotterel

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Sandwich Tern seen until 07.40, 2 Shelduck
2 Common Tern
, 15+Swifts, 2 Common Sandpipers,
Sedge Warbler, Willow Warbler, Blackcap, Chiffchaff,
Swallows, Sand Martins, Tufted Ducks, GCGrebes
Redshank, Lapwing, Oystercatcher, Curlew,
Red-crested Pochard, 4 Cormorant

6 Swift, 4 House Martin, Sand Martins & Swallows,
Garden Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Willow Warbler, Whitethroat,
Blackcap, Redpoll, 3 Reed Buntings, Kestrel & Mute Swan still sitting.
Grasshopper Warbler reeling on & off all morning, also seen pm.

20 + Swift over Dowley Gap

Kex Gill
Ringed Plover, Redshank

East Riddlesden Hall
Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Swallow, Bullfinch

Whetstone Gate
three Wheatear,a pair at the Pools and a male at the Masts.
Two Golden Plover at the Pools and a singing male Reed Bunting

Trough Lane,
Snipe displaying, 18 Wheatear, 1 Sparrowhawk

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Swift 36 > moving off N, Swallow 60, Sand Martin 3
House Martin 6, Wheatear 12

Rocking Moor
16 Red Grouse, Wheatear, 2 Golden Plover

Hoodstorth Bridge: 6 Willow warblers

Birch Close Lane there were three Wheatears. Feeding in fields at Golcar Farm were six Stock Doves and a pair of Grey Partridge and a male Stonechat was seen along the Glen Road. This was in addition to seven singing Willow Warblers and three male Reed Buntings

Leeshaw Resr - pr Greylag with 5 small goslings

Oxenhope - 3 Jays

Wibsey - 2 Swifts

M Doveston, JLTopham, J James, S Radcliffe, M Taunton,
D Odell, K Moir, B Sumner, DCBarker, F Drake, J Poland,
P King, A Greenwood, H Creber, T Tudor