Its worth a visit

A good morning in the Dewsbury area

08/01/2011 16:41

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.