Monday, March 06, 2017

Today (and recent news)!

Chiff-chaff in a Brighouse garden today (MH) along with a Goldcrest and a Common Buzzard over.

Up to 11 Whooper Swans at Ringstone yesterday (DF) and again today with probably the same lot seen later at Cold Edge dams (PS and MH)

3 Stonechat at Dean Head above Scammonden today (GS)
7f and 2m Goosander on Ryburn Reservoir yesterday (GS)
Pair of Pintail at Ringstone yesterday flew off >W (DF)
Pair of Shoveler at Ringstone on Saturday 4th Mch (DF)

Also on Saturday between Walshaw, Blake Dean and Lower Gorple (NG, CBJ, MH, NCD, DF et al)
25 Curlew
40 Fieldfare
6 Siskin
8 Whooper Swans
8 Oystercatchers,
Snipe display
Apologies for any omissions - not had time to keep up to speed last few days !!
Water Pipit at Lower Gorple brief views only on Saturday (DF and MH)

See Brian's blog (West Yorkshire Birding) blog for details of an Iceland Gull near Keighley and Sand Martins already appearing at Barden near Bolton Abbey today.


Muxy said...

I also had a garden first of a Goldcrest on Sunday in our sole fir tree.

Muxy said...

And several skylarks now displaying at Tabor