Its worth a visit

Todays trip round my local patch

01/10/2013 13:34

A Common Buzzard was hunting in fields off Hostingley Lane Thornhill at 08:15.In Rectory Park Thornhill had 2 Nutatch and 12 Long tailed Tits in the car parking area this morning.

In Kerries reserve this morning a large female Sparrow hawk was harrassing small birds in the copse whilst being pursued by about 20 Jackdaw/Carrion Crows. On the feeders on Kerries reserve this mornng 4 Greenfinch,5 Chaffinch,3 Goldfinch(22 Goldfinch were on the Reserve this morning,5 Great Tits and 8 Blue Tits.

On Dewsbury Sewage works this morning 325 Starlings where in fields behind the office block.35 Mallard where on the Calder,38 Teal where on the sewage works with 1 Shoveller and 1 Tufted Duck female.17 Common Snipe where on the lagoon near Hotworks mill and a Little Owl was calling from the rea near Kerries Butter factory.

A single Green Sandpiper was on the Calder near Earlsheaton.88 Black headed Gulls where in fields below Overthorpe Road Thornhill.