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Pennithorn, Baildon photo: Keith Allen

Saturday, 27 May 2017

Saturday 27 May 2017

BOG walk - Beecroft Plantation & Timble - 48 Species recorded including a family of 4 Common Sandpiper on Fewston Reservoir, pair of Spotted Flycatcher in Beecroft along with two Garden Warbler, Blackcaps & Redstart plus GSW carrying food.  Timble area produced good views of Tree Pipit, Siskin, distant sightings of Buzzard & Red Kite, Grey Wagtail, Linnet & pair of Lesser Redpoll & a Whitethroat.
Many birds were singing throughout the walk such as Willow Warbler, Chiff-Chaff, Redstart, Song Thrush, Goldcrest, Blackcap, Garden Warbler, Siskin, Skylark, Goldfinch.  Lapwing with two chicks seen in fields towards Timble village.
Shaun Radcliffe
Tree Pipits at Timble.                                                       photos: Keith Allen