4th June 2012

Myrtle Park - Dowley Gap via Beckfoot Lane and River Aire
Chiffchaff 3 singing males, Jay, Common Sandpiper 2 (stretch between Rugby Club and By-pass), Sand Martin 6 (same stretch, I think they are breeding here, certainly appeared to be entering holes in the steep bank), Grey Heron, House Martin 50 at Dowley Gap, Oystercatcher 2 at Dowley Gap
Common Blue Damselfly 40, Blue-tailed Damselfly 1, Banded Demoiselle 6, Orange Tip, Small Copper (my first for year) all in Myrtle Park, Large Red Damselfly 1, Banded Demoiselle 15 at Dowley Gap
Heights Lane, Bingley
Oystercatcher 2 in fields in evening

Phil Matthews