3rd July 2008

Baildon Garden - Crossbill

Timble Ings - Grasshopper Warbler
Green Woodpecker, Tree Pipit 2 (1 carrying food)
Treecreeper 2, Blackcap 1, Goldcrest 4
Coal Tits 10+ (Family parties), Red Grouse 5

totally Swiftless skies and apart from the House Martins over the colony very little of anything up there at all. Four Black-headed Gulls went high > NW as did two Lesser Black-backed Gulls. A Sparrowhawk was seen on a couple of occasions on the lookout for a catch. A single Pied Wagtail and Greenfinch flew west.

Stockbridge -
singing Sedge Warbler, Whitethroat, Blackcap (also female on feeder),
3 juv Kestrels in riverside trees.

Low Wood -
singing Chiffchaff, Blackcap. Also seen, juv Nuthatch,
Treecreeper (Spotted Flycatcher not located).

East Riddlesden Hall
40+House Martins joined together to see of Sparrowhawk
and then a passing Peregrine

C King, M Bloomfield, DCBarker, S Radcliffe,
M Doveston, N Hall