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Pennithorn, Baildon photo: Keith Allen

Friday, 8 April 2016

Friday 8th April 2016

Tong Park, Baildon - Little Grebe fishing.
Peter Hughes

A clear bright morning and the birds were taking advantage.  At Golcar Fields, about 25 pairs of Lapwings are established, up to a dozen Snipe were very active, chasing, displaying and calling.  A Redshank dropped in and up to eight Curlews were feeding across the fields.  Two Wheatears were on the Golf Course and other birds included Stock Dove, Skylark, Meadow Pipit and Reed Bunting.
Paul King

Park Dam - 2 Willow Warbler, Chiff-Chaff, 2 Stock Dove, GSW, 18 Tufted Duck plus nesting pair of G C G.
Jamie Brass

Trough Lane - 2 Wheatear, 2 Buzzard, 8 Fieldfare
Brian Vickers

Keighley Moor Reservoir - male Ring Ouzel still showing plus Bar-headed Goose on reservoir.
Ian Hargreaves

Fewston Reservoir-  a Pinkfoot with the Greylags plus singing Willow Warbler.
John Poland