Its worth a visit

Common Sandpiper makes an appearence

30/04/2020 09:02

A Common Sandpiper is on the rivers banking oppositte Dewsbury Sewage Works this morning.For about 2 minutes it was feeding alongside a Green Sandpiper before moving off slowly towards Dewsbury at around 07:40.

Whitethroats are quickly getting up to strength with 8 singing males in the lower Pildacre area and there are still 2 singing Sedge Warblers and 2 Reed Warblers singing in the area around the compost compound adjacent to the sewage works.

A female Sparrow Hawk was circling above the willow plantations below Mill Bank Thornhill at 08:15.

5 male Blackcaps where in full song around the Kerrys food factory this morning along with 4 feeding Linnets and 2 Greenfinch.

Just 8 Herring Gulls on the filter beds of the sewage workuis this morning and 25 Black Headed Gulls.

A Mallard has 6 very small ducklings on the Calder below Earlsheaton and a single very pale Grey Lag Goose flew West calling loudly at 08:30.