Category: Birds

Curlew 0

Ground nesting birds

Between the 1st March and the 31st July is a particularly vulnerable time for ground nesting birds. Any disturbances can cause them to fly away from their nests neglecting their eggs or chicks. This...

Redstart - Scargill Reservoir by John Waite 0

Redstart

After a tip off that an Osprey was seen at Scargill Reservoir last week, John Waite took a trip up there today. Unfortunately he didn’t find what he’d hoped for but did get a...

Cuckoo 0

Cuckoos update

Since our last cuckoo post we have had more sightings including this great photo from Darren Shepherd from the 21st April, on Burley Moor. I heard one above White Wells on the evening of...

Lesser redpoll 2

Birdfeeder activity

I’ve been taking more of an interest in our bird feeders since the Big Garden Birdwatch. They are clearly visible from our kitchen window and are a good distraction from our washing up duties....