21st March 2009

Ring Ouzel at Top Withins, above Haworth at about 12.30pm

Common Sandpiper at Redcar Tarn at 16.30

12 Waxwings at the end of Grange Rd Stockbridge
opposite Co-op this morning at 7.10,
flew off along Grange Rd towards Stockbridge Reserve

5 Wheatear Trough Lane

Reva Hill area -
23 Golden Plover, 2 Redshank, Snipe, 19 Fieldfare,
2 Oystercatchers, 3 Grey Partridge

Flock of 150 Golden Plover at Whetstone Gate

Ben Rhydding Gravel Pits
2 sand martins, 2 redshank, 2 pairs goosander, 2 greylag geese,
4 coot; several mallard; also long-tailed tit, great tit, coal tit,
blue tit, chaffinch, blackbird, goldfinch, robin, rook,
black-headed gull, collared dove, woodpigeon. pied wagtail

Chiffchaff back in “residence” Wheatley Lawns, Ben Rhydding Road

Leeshaw Res
6+Oystercatchers & 40+ Canada Geese & about 8 Pinkfeet.
Many Curlews & Lapwings , a couple of Grey Wagtails,
4 Pied Wagtail, 5 Crows, 2 Lapwings, 4Wood Pidgeons
Possible Twite. Little Owl

Redcar Tarn
couple of Greylags, 10 Canada Geese & 12+ Tufted Duck
50+ BHGulls. Herring Gulls,

3 Robins, 5+ Coal Tits, 3+ Blue, 3+ Great, a Magpie, Male Pheasant,
2Nuthach, 2 Dunnocks, 4 LTTits, 2 Woodpidgeons, 3 Blackbirds,
,20+Canada Geese, Mallards, coots, & a moorhen

R Grillo, DCBarker, S Radcliffe, I Hargreaves, D&H Kidman,
B Nields