Sunday, 29 January 2017

Last few days

3 Buzzards enjoying the sun today  , 2 Sparrowhawks and a KIestrel. Plenty Greenfinch  and  Goldfinch around and 14 Brambling flew north on Friday. Mistle Thrush have been singing down the valley and Redwing and Fieldfares have been feeding in the fields. The Jackdaw over the house going to roost has been about  218 and a flock of 800+ Starlings also going to roost heading for Brighouse mid week. Loads of small gulls on the move this week all west with 1 GBBgull , 6 LBBgull and a few Herrings. A small flock of 5 duck sp went past and I was unable to get a decent id ...I know they wernt Mallard or Teal ,,,,,,

Wednesday, 18 January 2017


6 Little Egrets seen from the car stuck at  traffic lights near Millom South Cumbria....!!!!!
Also Jack Snipe , Green Sandpiper , Greenhank  , 950 Pink footed geese in 6 skiens high N/W .

Sunday, 8 January 2017


Nuthatch , GS Woodpecker , Jay ,Cole tit , Grey Wagtail , Buzzards , Kestrel , Fieldfare , Redwing , Mistle Thrush

Friday, 6 January 2017

Brighouse is the place to be...............

60 Waxwings at lane head ,50 Brambling, 2 grey Wagtail  at Wellhome Park , 100 Golden Plover ,300 Lapwing and 500 Starlings at Balif Bridge....

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

A few birds to start the year......

Started with a female Sparrowhawk hunting House Sparrows in and around the Cricket pitch and a few Common and Black heads kicking about . 60 Waxwings and 50 + Redwing , House Sparrows an Blue / Long tailed  tits  at lane Head  Brighouse . On to Jay house lane where there were 5 Teal and 20+ Mallard but no green Sand,..No Tree Sparrows around but it was very windy, Redwings seemed to be in every bush today .
   300 Lapwing , 47 Golden Plover and 500 Starlings at the top of Bailif Bridge .A flock of 18 Linnets and 1 Buzzard in the field at home . Mute Swan , Coot and Moorhen at Shibden and a Bullfinch and Siskin in Cunnery Wood.. 2 Goldeneye and 16 Cormorant at EGP. A cracking male Widgeon at Ringstone with 60 Canands and 10 Snipe also. 25 Reed Bunting at Norland Moor and a Little Owl.


Sunday, 1 January 2017

X - mas hols

                                                     Inglebrough 01.01.17...very cold on top -----
                                              Pen y Gent 27.12.16.....
                                                       Norland Moor 31.12.16