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Pennithorn, Baildon photo: Keith Allen

Thursday, 28 April 2016

Thursday 28th April 2016

Slippery Ford - 2 male Ring Ouzel, single Fieldfare, 8 Wheatear plus male Cuckoo calling.
Keighley Moor Reservoir - 7 Wheatear, Stonechats, 2 Common Sandpiper.
Ian Hargreaves
Ian Skayman also had 3 Ring Ouzel, Mistle Thrush, pair of Linnet & Wheatear at Slippery Ford.

Hazlewood - male Redstart in garden, Redshank, 3 male Wheatear.
Roger Nelson

A male Cuckoo was calling from a tree alongside the cabins near Pennythorn Plantation where it has be present for the past ten days. Bird also heard by Peter Hughes the day before.

Here's  Stephen's image of the bird taken this morning.