Thursday 28 February 2013

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - Kingfisher, Sparrowhawk, 4 Reed Bunting, Jay, 2 Redpoll ( bird singing).
Shaun Radcliffe et al

Tuesday 26 February 2013

Low Wood, Keighley - 4 Buzzards seen.
Jon Middleton
Thackley - Flock of 50 Waxwings. This flock watched from my front doorstep!
There was a flock of 20 in Shipley yesterday too (in the small park at the back of Asda where they often turn up).
Casper Pottle

Thursday 21 February 2013

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - Kingfisher, Water Rail, 2 Siskin, 4 Redpoll, 4 Reed Bunting
Fred Drake et al

Tuesday 19 February 2013

Kex Gill - 2 Redshank
Steve Parkes

18th February 2013

 flock of Fieldfares 50+ at Cullingworth Fields this morning about 11-15. In the fields on the right as you head towards The Flappit pub. A few Redwings max.10 birds and pair of Mistle Thrush.

I Skayman

Sunday 17 February 2013

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - over 30 species recorded this morning including - Water Rail, Kingfisher, 100 Pinkfeet flying west, flushed Woodcock, Redpoll, Siskin, Reed Bunting, Bullfinch, Oystercatcher.
Fred Drake et al

Denton Hall (in fields in front)~100 Lapwings, 200+ Greylag

Private Wetlands (permit holders only) - (lakes partly frozen but 36 species)
2 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 87 Wigeon, 7 Teal, 6 male Pochard, 55 Tufted Duck, 26 Goldeneye, 1 male and 2 female Goosander, 21 Oystercatchers, 4 Lapwing, 3 Curlew over
John Flood

Cullingworth - 2x Skeins of Pink-feet about 100 strong each

D Ogden

Saturday 16 February 2013

Hirst Wood - Lesser Pecker drumming.
Alan Cooper
Glovershaw - small flock of 6 Skylark, 3 Stock Dove, a few Lapwing.
Sconce Lane - Little Owl, Curlew
High Eldwick - 60 Fieldfare.
Shaun Radcliffe

Thursday 14 February 2013

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - 2 Kingfisher, 6 Reed Bunting, pair of Goosander.
Fred Drake et al

Sunday 10 February 2013

Baildon Garden - 10 Siskin, 6 Brambling, pair of Bullfinch, male & female Blackcap.
Shipley Glen Woods - plenty of activity from Nuthatch, Tit families & Treecreeper.
Paul Marfell
Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - male lesser Redpoll, pair of Goosander with flight display seen over Stock Dove nest box. Female attempted to enter it. Grey Heron took probably a pike about a foot in  length, 4 Reed Bunting.
Steve Webb et al

Saturday 9 February 2013

Denton Hall (in fields in front)~150 Curlew, 2 Mute Swans (unusual), 14 Lapwing
Scargill Res. - male Goldeneye, 1Grey Wagtail in overflow channel
John O’Gaunts: Teal 32 (large number achieved because birds flushed from reeds by two dog-walkers  looking for their mislaid dog).
John Flood
Court Road, Pool - 55 Waxwing
Small Private Lake - 15 Goldeneye, 4 Wigeon
Knotford Nook - 62 Wigeon
Private Wetland (permit holders only) - 112 Wigeon, 43 Goldeneye, 6 Snipe
Yeadon Tarn - 9 Pochard
Andy Jowett

Friday 8th February, 2013

Shipley Glen
A Dipper was seen from the bridge on the Higher Coach Road.
Paul King
Missing Parrot - if anyone comes across an African Grey Parrot in the Fell Lane, Braithwaite area of Keighley, please would you e-mail me at and I will let the owner know. Many Thanks

Thursday 7 February 2013

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - Water Rail, 2 Oystercatcher, 4 Bullfinch, 4 Reed Bunting and a small flock of 10 Siskin. Yesterday a Tree Sparrow visited the feeders.
Fred Drake et al
10 Waxwings feeding on berries this lunchtime in Rose Meadows, off Fell Lane, Keighley.
Fred Drake

3 Waxwings in the bush opposite the Co-op in Riddlesden in the morning (+ 1 Redwing).

Also 9 Pinkfeet flew over Riddlesden at about 3pm, heading east.          P Taylor

Wednesday 6 February 2013

Sandwith Moor - a flock of 70 Golden Plovers
John O'Gaunt Reservoir - 8 Tufted, 17 Teal, Kestrel
Shaun Radcliffe

Tuesday 5 February 2013

Cononley Village - 30 Fieldfare. On the river walk upstream, 5 Goosander, Grey Wagtail plus distant Buzzard.
Cross Hills - 20 Teal in flooded field next to railway.
Shaun Radcliffe

10 waxwings in garden at top of cooper lane feeding on cotoneaster berries.
A Robinson

Sunday continued

Silsden Floods - Oystercatchers 3, Redwing 24, Lapwing 140.
Brian Vickers

3rd February 2013

Riddlesden, Grange Road.
30+Waxwings feeding on the large cotoneaster opposite the Co-op.

M Doveston

Saturday 2 February 2013

Knotford Nook - Slav Grebe still there.
Andy Jowett
Micklethwaite - Buzzard, yaffing Green Woodpecker.
Shaun Radcliffe
14 Brambling near to Redcar Tarn
Fred Drake

Friday 1 February 2013

Cononley Ings -Curlew 8, Great Blk Backed Gull 2, Wigeon 140+, Teal 100+,
Also a large flock of Lapwing.
Brian Vickers