On a walk around the moor a female Stonechat and four Common Sandpipers were seen near the Upper Reservoir, but there was a distinct shortage of Meadow Pipits in the vicinity.
Irene & John Flood.
Warblers in this area included Willow Warbler, Whitethroat and Blackcap. There were Siskins and Redpoll and a Cuckoo was heard.
St. Ives - Heather Park and Racecourse Plantation
A Wood Warbler was present at this location in addition to a Green Woodpecker.
East Riddlesden Hall
A Great Spotted Woodpecker continues to visit a feeder and 30+ Swifts, Swallows and House Martins were feeding overhead.
Starlings with young were heard at a nest site.
A Garden Warbler, a Whitethroat, a pair of Redpoll, a pair of Bullfinch and a male Reed Bunting were amongst the birds reported from the Reserve.
|This has been a week in which reports of Whitethroat have come from a few locations including St. Ives, Stockbridge and Glovershaw. Photo: Brian Vickers|