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Pennithorn, Baildon photo: Keith Allen

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Wednesday 20 August 2014

Sconce area - 4 Whitethroat, pair of Stonechat, 2 Redstart, plenty of Willow Warbler (one in song), Wheatear, 2 Little Owl, Kestrel.
Glovershaw - Sparrowhawk, 2 Stock Dove.
Birch Close Lane - 2 Little Owl
Little London - 2  Spotted Flycatcher
Shaun Radcliffe

Glovershaw (8.15am)
Around the Golf Course there were two Wheatears, one a very young bird with mostly 'downy' feathers.  An adult Red Grouse with two juveniles, a flock of 20 plus Goldfinch and plenty of Meadow Pipits and Reed Buntings on the bracken and walls.
Shipley Glen
A Green Woodpecker flew over.
Paul King

Two action shots of a Wheatear and a Whinchat, both seen in the south of the area on 19th August. photo: Brian Sumner