9th December 2012

East Riddlesden Hall
male Brambling at feeders, Goldcrest, GSWdpkr on feeders
7+Fieldfare, 50+BHGulls

M Doveston

Bingley Area
Grey Partridge - 1 with 2 Red-legged Partridge on Walsh Lane (same field as last Sunday but the other end sheltering near a wall). Lapwing - 3 on Walsh Lane (were 2 last Sunday - unusual as this is the earliest I have seen them actually on their breeding grounds, but they may not stay)
Waxwing - 30+ flew over Walsh Lane from the direction of Heights Lane heading down into the valley. Kestrel - 1 hunting over the fields on Heights Lane. Goldcrest - 2 in Prince of Wales Park
Rook - a pair displaying and another pair repairing a nest at the Lady Lane Rookery (again very early) Long-tailed Tit - 4 in the nursery grounds on Lady Lane

P Matthews