Tuesday, 29 April 2008

Moths so far this Year

This first for calderdale is a Tawny Pinion(above)caught at light on the 23rd April
Early Grey
Hebrew Character
Common Quaker
Small Quaker
Dotted Border
Twin-spot quaker
Clouded drab
Brindled Pug
double -striped pug

Whimbrel + Whitethroat

2 whimbrel flew noth east at 6.50 this evening infront of a very dark black cloud,excellent to see two flying together.Also one whitethroat back in.good numbers of Swallows over the last few days and up to 8 Linnets

Sunday, 20 April 2008

The Locals

6 Linnets,5 goldfinch,Sparrowhawk (m+f)Swallow and Blackcap today 28th april

Friday, 18 April 2008

Collared Dove

Favorite prey of our local sparrowhawk

Thursday, 17 April 2008

first Swallows

The first swallows have been seen this week ,1 on Monday nad 10 today, you can see the peak districk in the distance coverd in Snow.Also Blackcap and Chiff-Chaff singing around Shibden Park.

Wednesday, 2 April 2008

last week

2 Goosander north
2 snipe west
8 GBBGull west
50 + mipit N/w
M + F Sparrowhawk most days around the garden
Greenfinch display daily