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Pennithorn, Baildon photo: Keith Allen

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Tuesday 30th May 2017

Strid Wood
A Wood Warbler was singing in the beech wood below the Strid. Other species included three Common Sandpipers, Oystercatcher, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Grey Wagtail, Redstart, two Garden Warblers, at least four Spotted Flycatchers and numerous Pied Flycatchers.  Heard, but seen were Cuckoo, Green Woodpecker, Siskin and Redpoll.
John Armstrong.

Baildon Moor (Reservoirs)
A pair of Oystercatchers with three chicks. Also a pair of Tufted Duck in the evening.
Paul King

Glovershaw - pair of Redshank, Whitethroat near Dobrudden Farm, Linnet & Cuckoo calling, plenty of singing Willow Warblers.

Graincliffe Reservoir area - Cuckoo, pair of Woodcock roding.
Shaun Radcliffe