Thursday 3 March 2011

No luck with the shrike at this new location this morning at 8.00 but 40 curlew, 80 fieldfare and dipper Steve Parkes
Great Grey Shrike - Seen at 1430 side of A59 at Pace Gate, sat on top of a sapling on the right hand side of the road going towards Blubberhouses adjacent to an old tin nissan hut.
Silsden Reservoir - Great Crested Grebe, Little Grebe
Brian Vickers
Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - Water Rail, 2 Oystercatcher, female Kestrel chasing any Corvids daring to go near the box, Siskins, 7 Reed Bunting (nice to see 5 males), pair of Goosanders patrolling the river, Goldcrest, 2 Brambling.
Shaun Radcliffe
8 Siskins in Park Lane, Queensbury, record high number at feeders. Also two Nuthatch, two Great Spotted Woodpecker and a Treecreeper present.
C & D Shields
Approx 150 + Golden Plover in a field along side Blubberhouses to Patley Bridge road just past Stone Cross X roads on the right when travelling towards Patley Bridge
Paul Croft