16th June 2009

Hardisty Hill
Male cuckoo calling, familys of linnets showing well in gorse

Ben Rhydding Gravel Pits pm
2 little grebe - 1 immature bird full size but drab, kingfisher,
long tailed tit and great tit families, blackcap, chiffchaff.
Sand martins - approx 18 nest holes occupied,
14 young birds visible in nest holes,
c30 birds flying of which 4 were young birds

S Parkes