Hazlewood - Bolton Bridge
There were two singing Blackcaps, three singing Chiffchaffs, 12 Sand Martin, three Swallows.
Nab Water Lane
Storiths Road, Barden
Redstart, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Great Spotted Woodpecker
Ben Rhydding Gravel Pits
Two Blackcaps, pair of Kingfisher, three Chiffchaff, 35 Sand Martin.
Still at least six Wheatear in the paddock, male Stonechat below the quarry at Whetstone.
River Aire - Beckfoot Bridge to Hirst Wood
20+ Sand Martins and at least two Swallows hawking for insects on stretch of river around the bottom field of Bingley Rugby Club. A kingfisher slightly further downstream. A pair of Treecreepers in Hirst Wood by the railway bridge.
A walk round the reservoir and five Willow Warblers, eight Chiffchaff and a pair of Teal were seen.
Scenes from Upper Wharfedale during the first week of April - Roger Nelson.
|An early Swallow - 8th April|