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Pennithorn, Baildon photo: Keith Allen

Sunday, 8 February 2015

Sunday 8 February 2015

Lower Barden Reservoir - Raven, Woodcock, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Cormorant,
5 Goosander, 3 Red-legged Partridge, 500 Lapwing flock.
Roger Nelson

R. Wharfe, Ben Rhydding - Little Egret still in area, plus Dipper seen.
John Brooks

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - at 10.15 this morning a skein of 140 Pinkfoot flew over, going west. Male Brambling on feeders along with 3 Reed Bunting. A Snipe was flushed.
Shaun Radcliffe & Peter Riley

There was a large number of birds feeding within the running track by Birch Close Lane.  Over this vast area it was possible to estimate that there were over 200 Fieldfares, about 100 Golden Plovers, 100 Lapwings with about 80 Starlings.  On the 8th fairway of the Golf Course, there were five Skylarks.

Between Shipley and Saltaire
A Kingfisher was seen feeding, five Goosander (four females and a male) swam by and 68 Canada Geese had gathered by the boat house.
Paul King