Bingley garden - At 22.00 last night, heard plenty of Pinkfoot flying over the house. Not really a garden tick!!
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Windhill - flock of 45 Pink-footed Geese seen in the evening. Also a roost of 16 Mistle Thrushes at Denso Reserve.
Nab Water Lane - Whinchat, Stonechat
Fly Flatts - Wheatear, Whinchat, Stonechat
Allerton Chellow Dene - R N Parakeets in garden.
Hewenden Reservoir - Osprey seen which is likely to be the same as reported from Doe Park Reservoir.
Ben Rhydding - At 12.54 an Osprey circled above before flying off towards Ilkley Moor.
New Lane, Kildwick - 2 Little Owls
Oxenhope Watchpoint - best of the birds recorded - 2 Red-throated Divers seen within 2 hours of each other, both heading S W. Also a single Twite plus 16 Common Scoter flying w
Dave Barker & Howard Creber
Doe Park Reservoir - Osprey showing well this afternoon. From 15.40 for nearly an hour, the bird fished four times, once successfully. The local Magpies & Crows kept mobbing the bird.
Bingley to Hirst Wood along river - 3 Dippers, 3 Goosander, Chiff-Chaff, 3 Cormorant, 2 Kingfisher,
5 Moorhen, Grey Heron, 39 Mallard (including males coming out of eclipse).
Leeshaw Reservoir - 40 plus Goldfinch, single Wheatear
Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - Tawny Owl flew out of nest box & landed in nearby tree giving excellent views.
Hazlewood area - two splendid photographs of Red Kite taken yesterday by Roger Nelson.
Bird sightings received earlier this week.
Monday 6th - Doe Park
Osprey photographed by Brian Vickers
Thornton Moor Watchpoint - during a viz-mig session, Yellow Wagtail, Red Kite & Wryneck recorded.
Storith Road, Barden - migrants still about, Redstarts, Spotted Flycatchers & juv Willow Warblers.
Cottingley Manor - 2 R N Parakeet.
Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - single Teal amongst the mallards, 2 Blackcap, Jay, Bullfinches.