Its worth a visit
A good morning in the Dewsbury area
A male and female Smew are present on the River calder near Dewsbury Sewage Farm today.
Also a Barn Owl was discovered roosting in the same area this afternoon.
Ducks are proving to be of interest on the Calder nerar Dewsbury with 40 Wigeon,31 Teal,3 Gadwall all within a few hundred tards from Dewsbury town centre.
Curlews are appearing rather earlier than usual this year with 4 birds located in a field below Thornhill Millbank this afternoon.This record follows the presence of a single bird which had been frequenting the area over the last 3 weeks.
15 Cormorants were on the Calder near Desbury Sewage Farm this morning.