20th July 2008

Private Wetlands
2 Common Tern, Reed Warbler, 3 Kestrel, Little Grebe,
GCGrebe, Tufted Ducks, 20+Oystercatchers, Redshank,
Lapwing, Reed Bunting, 6 Chiffchaff,

Ilkley to Round Hill, Beamsley Beacon and back
Dipper and group of 6 Goosander just upstream from the Old Bridge
Kestrel and large group (about 60+) of Starlings on power lines
4 Stonechat, 14 Grouse, Meadow pipits, Swallow, Swifts,
plus a few Curlew and Martins, Buzzard heard and then seen
2 Grey Wagtails just upstream from Old Bridge

5 Wheatears briefly at Whetstone Gate moving west-east along the wall this morning, at least 3 appeared to be juveniles. c12 Linnets along the roadside feeding on the old salt piles, also plenty of mipits

Members Only Res
Swift 53 > NW, LBB Gull 6 > NW, Oystercatcher 2 > NW

J Stallworthy, I Hargreaves, M Doveston, DCBarker, S Lilley