8th April 2008

five Wheatears(2 males and 3 females) in the fields along Birch Close Lane.
Little Owl flew off the wall and a Swallow was feeding over the fields.
A pair of Grey Partridges were seen on the moor edge and a pair of Oystercatchers were probing into the soft ground in the 'horse field' along the Glen Road. A pair of Stonechat were in this area and four pairs of Curlew and two pairs of Snipe were in the fields around Golcar Farm.

Denso Marsden Nature Reserve
2 Chiffchaff, 3 pairs Goosander, 7 Jay

pair of Lesser spotted woodpeckers at Hirst Wood 8.30hrs

4 Waxwings along Ashfield Crescent, Bingley

Fly Flatts - at least 13 Twite (2 with pink ring on left leg)

Kex Gill
Oystercatchers 21; lapwing 3; redshank 3

Soil Hill 1930hrs
1 LRP, 4 Wheatear, 1pr Pied Wags

P King, S Thomson, A Tremethick, S Goodwin, J Flood,
B Sumner,