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Party of Mandarins gives rise to speculation of local breeding

29/08/2013 18:14

A party of 6 Mandarin Ducks (2 adults and 4 full grown immature birds on the Rver Calder at Ossett gives suspicians the birds have bred fairly localy.They were found at the border fence with Dewsbury Sewage Works this afternoon.Also in the same stretch of river 2 Green Sandpipers feeding on the left hand side of the river near Earlsheaton.A Kingfisher is active on this part of the river also.

Elsewhere A Common Sandpiper at Ossett Sewage Works and also a Common Sandpiper at Horbury Sewage Works