9th April 2008

Glovershaw & Birch Close
Wheatears are continuing to come through. Therewere seven feeding in the fields to the north of Birch Close Lane this morning (2 males and 5 females). A Little Owl was here as well. Three male Reed Buntings were prominent along the moorland edge and a pair of Stonechats were again on the Glen Road

Lindley Wood Reservoir
Pair of great crested grebe with one on nest; male mandarin disturbed from top end of reservoir flew up-river; 1 coot

Lindley Wood to Dob Park Bridge
9 singing chiffchaff

Ilkley garden
Female brambling yesterday and today

P King, J Flood,