Tuesday 30 October 2012

Soil Hill (surprise,surprise,engulfed in fog): 10 Twite at 8.30
Keith Moir

Chelker Reservoir - 4 Whooper Swans today at 12 noon.
Malc & Fran Stones

Sunday 28 October 2012

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - 35 species recorded including - Peregrine, Water Rail, Redpoll, GSW, Kingfisher, 85 Fieldfare & 35 Redwing flying west.
Fred Drake et al

East Riddlesden Hall
Several small groups of winter thrushes seen throughout the day.
Numerous Black-headed Gulls, Common Gull, Sparrowhawk

M Doveston

Saturday 27 October 2012

Baildon Hill - pair of Stonechat
Shaun Radcliffe
Canal at Silsden - Snow Goose (unknown origin) seen with Canada Geese.
Dave Dimmock

Thursday 25 October 2012

Yellow-legged Gull (adult) at Cullingworth (Flappit fields).

Keith Moir
Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - 2 Kingfisher, 13 Redpoll, Reed Bunting, Chiff-Chaff.
Fred Drake et al

Sunday 21 October 2012

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - Water Rail showing well despite being chased by Moorhens. Also seen - Bullfinch, Reed Bunting, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, Redpoll.
Fred Drake et al

Saturday 20 October 2012

c16 Pink footed Geese flying SW over Haworth
Steve Parkes

Friday 19 October 2012

Dowley Gap, Bingley - Small flock of Redwing c12 next to Fisherman Bridge, 1 Grey Wagtail on floating branch on canal, 1 Sparrowhawk over aqueduct, plenty Jays collecting acorns.
Alan Tremethick

A Shag flew S/W with a Cormorant over Caldene Fields, South Bradford!
A new site tick!
Martyn Priestley 

Wednesday, 17th October 2012

Glovershaw and Baildon Moor
Two Buzzards floated over the moor and a couple of Stonechats remained on the Glen Road where they have been seen for most of the spring and summer. Two Jays flew across the Glen and another was in the garden for the second day running.
Paul King.

Wharfe Valley
Spoonbill > N from Hare Head hills over Barden Moor at 1.30/40 pm;
2 Red Kites (one seen to be a juv.); a ringtail;
10+ Buzzards , 2 Kestrels; a juv. Peregrine; & a Cormorant

Monday 15 October 2012

Cullingworth (Haworth Road fields): Yellow-legged Gull ( 2nd-winter) late afternoon.

Keith Moir

14th October 2012

Sunday 14 October 2012
Paul Clough - 6 Redwing, 8 Bullfinch
Steve Parkes

Cullingworth Fields (Flappit) - 1st winter Med Gull, early evening
K Moir

Denholme Clough - no vis-mig
Redpoll, Redwing, Green Wdpkr, Bullfinch,
Reed Bunting, Cormorant x2,

Doe Park Res
50+LBBGulls, 200+BHGulls, 5+Common Gulls
on res after spending time in fields along Ten Yards Lane

East Riddlesden Hall
Redpoll, Siskin, Nuthatch, Kingfisher, Canada Geese
M Doveston

Heights Lane, Bingley
Red-legged Partridge 5
Grey Partridge 5 (in a different field 100 yds further on)
Phil Matthews

Red Kite, 2 Buzzard, Kestrel
A Tremethick

12th October 2012

Cononley Ings - 76 Wigeon, c200 Teal, Shoveler, Dunlin
K Moir

"Cream-crown" over Kex Gill
M Dawson

Tuesday 9 October 2012

John O Gaunt Res - Little Grebe, Kestrel, 4 Snipe, Chiff-Chaff.
Beaverdyke Res- 3 Tree Sparrow
Sandwith Moor - 300 Golden Plover
Scargill Pasture - Red Kite, Peregrine took a Mistle Thrush
Shaun Radcliffe
Cononley Ings: Now 8 Shoveler and 5 Pintail. Other numbers much as yesterday.

Silsden Ings: c 600 Lapwing.
Keith Moir

Monday continued

Cononley Ings: Pintail: 3, Shoveler: 5, Wigeon: 20, Teal: c 125, Lapwing: c 1550
At Cullingworth ( Haworth Rd. fields ): Yellow-legged Gull ( 1 adult )
Keith Moir

Monday, 8th October 2012

There was a female Stonechat feeding from the Bracken on the Glen Road and 11 Grey Partridge were noted, eight in the fields at Golcar Farm and three were flushed from the heather adjacent to the Golf Course.
Paul King.

Saturday 6 October 2012

BOG Walk - 43 species recorded included the following:
Swinsty car park - 2 Swallow
Beecroft Plantation - Chiff-Chaff, Nuthatch, Sparrowhawk, Redpoll, Goldcrest.
Timble Ings - 6 Crossbill, Bullfinch, Kestrel, 6 Red Kite, Buzzard, Siskin plus a Wheatear near the car park.
Timble Village - plenty of Tree Sparrows.
Good numbers of Goldcrest seen in both plantations.
Shaun Radcliffe et al

 Royds Hall area;
2 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe
Cormarant - gulping a huge fish down before flying off south
Kestrel, 15 Long Tail Tits, Sparrowhawk
2 Measow Pipit, Jay, 2 Common Gull

J Brass

Friday 5 October 2012

Timble Ings 5.45pm -6 Fieldfare
Steve Parkes

Thursday continued

Stockbridge Reserve (continued) - 33 species recorded including - 2 Kingfisher, pair of Kestrel, Sparrowhawk, 2 Chiff-Chaff, 3 Reed Bunting, 3 Bullfinch, 5 Redpoll, Siskins, Willow Warbler.
Fred Drake et al

Thursday 4th October 2012

A rather exhausted-looking Wheatear was nestling into the fringe alongside a fairway on the Golf Course. Four Grey Partridge were disturbed whilst feeding in heather and a dozen or so Meadow Pipits and a couple of Skylarks flew over a very soggy moor.
Paul King

Wednesday 3 October 2012

At Bradup this afternoon. Merlin plus 6 Common Buzzard ( 4 over Rivock Edge plantation and 2 over Sunnydale)
Martin Taunton