Saturday, March 12, 2016

Recent news

9 Whooper Swans over Soil Hill on Friday 11th very high >NNE around 11:30 from JL

and today from JB 2 Whoopers at Ringstone Res'r were still there soon after mid-day

W had a morning up Crimsworth Dean yesterday from the crags car park up to the head of the dean at Grain Water Bridge and return. A few interesting 'bits and pieces' about mainly at the top end of the dean and near the Oxenhope Road.
22 Fieldfare >NE
35+ Curlew
60+ Lapwing
1 Redshank
c120 Starling
1 Grey Heron
1 Green Woodpecker
Tawny Owl singing in the lower dean
1 Kestrel
Curlew flock

Earlier in the day there were 70+ Canadas at Fly Flats and of more interest -  the Curlew were in full song !
1 Snipe 'chipping' at Withens Head
1 f Goldeneye at Mixenden Res'r and 5 sub-adult Herring Gulls >W

1 comment:

Brian Sumner . said...

Always good to see flocks of Curlew.