Monday 11 July 2011

John O’Gaunts Reservoir - 2 Lapwings and 2 Lapwing chicks, 2 Common Sandpiper
10 Coot including 1 pair with 1 young and 1 pair with bird still on nest
2 female Tufted Duck each with 3 juveniles, 1 and probably 2 male Redstart
Beaverdyke Reservoir - Tight flock of ~45 curlew over twice – the fields below Scargill were a assembly area last year for the species before they headed off.
Kex Gill - 2 female Tufted ducks with 5 and 2 juveniles
John Flood

Edge of Baildon Moor - male Whinchat in bracken, appeared on its own. 6 singing male Reed Bunting, plenty of Willow Warbler, some carrying food. 3 Stock Dove. Small groups of Linnet.
Weecher Reservoir - post breeding flock of 120 Lapwing.
Shaun Radcliffe

Lower Barden Reservoir -at least 8 Whinchat together, possibly 2 family group?, on track up to lower reservoir.
Alan Tremethick

6 crossbill over Hawksworth common

R Wilkinson