8th October 2011

Denso Marstairs Reserve - Black-bellied Dipper
Seen on the reserve.

S Warrilow

South Bradford;
Park Dam this morning, adult Little Grebe still feeding quite small young birds. Great Crested Grebe young were in juvenile plumage. Frenzied feeding tit flocks were seen through Judy Woods, including 16 Long-tailed Tits one point. Hangers on included Coal Tit, Dunnock and Goldcrest. Noisy Jays numbered about 6. 5 Wren were also seen. . Drama unfurled near the wood edge as a female Sparrowhawk was harrassed by a team of fearless Jays and Magpies, it's persuers nearly being snatched on numerous occasions.

J Brass

East Riddlesden Hall
Nuthatch, 2 Bullfinch, 10+Long Tailed Tit, 3 Coal Tit,
10+Goldfinch, 4+Chaffinch
M Doveston