Sunday, 26 April 2015

Weekly Round - up

Ring Ouzel 1 male and 8 Twite at Pike End Rishworth
Cuckoo and 2 Whinchat at Gorpley
Blackcap, Whitethroat , LRP , Reed and garden Warbler EGP
Common Sand and Redshank at Fly Flatts
2 Buzzards seen again at Northowram

Tuesday, 14 April 2015


Another Swallow first thing over the house followed by a heron and a few Mipits. " 2 very dark backed LBBgulls were thought to be 'intermedius' , 2 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard and Sprwk scarping high up . 5 Linnets today and 80 Woodpigeons in the fields is all I come muster in the strong winds

Monday, 13 April 2015

First Swallow

Had the first Northowram Swallow today , it flew low over the fields towards Queensbury .It was the same date as last year.....Upto 4 Linnets have been kicking around and a few Mipits and Pied Wags  have been  heading north. 5 LBBGulls went north , 1 Common Gull east and a GBBGull west  over the weekend.

Friday, 10 April 2015


Another Common Buzzard north today a very pale bird flew very high. 3 Linnets , 35 Starling , 3 Chifchaff , 1 Wheatear , 2 Mistle Thrush , 2 Greenfinch displaying song flight and Comma , Peacock and lots of Small Tortoiseshell.

Wednesday, 8 April 2015


6 Buzzards recorded today between 10 and 11.30 started with one very high moving north west, then 3 together and one above this group with 2 Sparrowhawk mobbing it. Another ,,10 minutes later with 1 Sparrowhawk and 2 kestrels mobbing it. A steady trickle of Mipits north and 3 singing Chiffchaff. Plenty of Small Tortoiseshell , Peacock and one Comma today.

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

First Wheatear

2 male Wheatear were most welcome today ,7th April is very late.Linnets, Greenfinch, Song  & Mistle Thush were singing this morning and a steady trickle of herring and LBBGulls headed north. Plenty of Mipits heading  north over the last few days..

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

North Westerly,s

Ok wind can you please change direction , we have all had enough of ya.......thanks a few recent pics