Saturday, May 23, 2015

Cold Edge

Late morning
1 male Stonechat
1 Common Sandpiper
1 Redshank
1 Oystercatcher
1 pair Lapwings with 4 well grown juvs is encouraging
1 Little Owl
Pair of Tufted Duck
3 Little Grebe
1 Moorhen with a juvenile
A few Linnets and Reed Buntings
Plenty Kestrels around and a distant Buzzard
7 Greylags and still one with pink collar but too distant to get details
Usual sp.....

And from yesterday on Soil Hill in the mist! a Sedge Warbler skulking in the juncas. A rare bird for Calderdale in recent years


Brian Sumner . said...

Glad you got the Sedge Dave, they used to be in every bramble patch at EGP years ago.

Dave Sutcliffe said...

None there now but Reed WRblers like the phragmites bed and I think more Reed Bunts about nowadays all over the place.

Dave Brotherton Photography said...

Few seen at Cromwell Bottom last week

Dave Sutcliffe said...

Cheers Dave - Whereabouts were they ?

Dave Brotherton Photography said...

Down by the reeds in the lagoon Dave, Graham H got a few pics of them