Scargill Pasture - plenty of Curlew plus a chick seen, Snipe displaying and later seen perched, Kestrel, good views of Green Woodpecker.
Scargill Reservoir - Tufted Duck, both Canada & Greylag goslings with waders, Common Sandpiper, Oystercatcher, Redshank (heard) and Lapwing chicks. Also Pied & Grey Wagtail.
Wood below Scargill Res. - pair of Pied Flycatchers feeding young in natural hole.
Beaverdyke Res area - Tree Sparrows
John O'Gaunt Res. area - up to 5 male Redstarts, some seen in pairs at breeding sites, Reed Bunting.
Swinsty Wood - singing Chiff-Chaff & Blackcap plus singing Garden Warbler seen in car park. Other raptors seen during the walk.
The nine BOG members.
|Beaverdyke area is a good place to see Tree Sparrow. Photo: Brian Vickers|