3rd April 2008

Godwits recently at Cononley Ings. -
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Ben Rhydding Gravel Pits -
2 Sand Martin, 3 Chiffchaff, Little Grebe, GreenWoodpecker.

Timble Ings - 2 Redpoll (1 with brief song)

Glovershaw this morning there were three Wheatears (all males), on the golf course area whilst two Snipe displayed overhead and females 'chipped' away on the ground. Two pairs of Grey Partridge were disturbedand probably three pairs of Curlews were noted feeding in various places on the moorland fringe and surrounding fields. Lapwings wheeled overhead and three Stonechats (2 males and a female) were feeding along the wall on the Glen Road. In addition to numerous Skylarks, Meadow Pipits and Reed Buntings,

Stockbridge -
Swallow, 3 Sand Martin, Peregrine, 2 Kestrel, 3 Redpoll,
2 Oystercatchers, 2 GSW working on hole, Water Rail,

Whetstone Gate -
200 followed by 50 Pinkfoot flying west north-west at mid day,
Red Kite, 2 male Stonechat (1 singing), 3 Snipe drumming.
Male Wheatear

Pair Lesser Spotted Woodpeckers - Hirst wood moving round in first 100mtrs from car park east side near to canal. Also plenty Nuthatch in woods, Goosander on river, Dipper and Grey wags upstream of auqaduct. 2 oycs on sewage works.

Still 4 Waxwings - Church St, Bingley

Undisclosed Sites
Red Kite - 3, Buzzard - 11, Sparrowhawk - 2 pairs
Kestrel - 3, Goshawk, Hen Harrier, Osprey

S Radcliffe, P King, A tremethick, H Creber, AGGough