Monday 27 April 2020

Just because we  are not down on the reserve dose not mean life stops the locals are enjoying the peace and quiet. Here are two to remind us that we are the ones loosing out

Not great quality but at least a record
Keep Safe hope we get back to normal soon
David L

Monday 20 April 2020

Hi all surprise of the day was 3 male wheatears one of which followed me and posed like he was a pro.also buzzard ,mipit, female sky lark . Yours Graham

Sunday 19 April 2020


Yesterday, Saturday, I saw a kingfisher on the Calder, downstream from St Stephen’s Church, across from the rugby field, on the North Dean Woods side. Might there be a nest in the sandy bank there?

Saturday 4 April 2020

Subs and membership fees

HI everyone we as a group hope you are all keeping well and safe please keep up to the social disstanceing and lets hope it goes away soon . In that vain we are suspending subs and fees untill September which will then be half price ,for anyone who has already paid we will give you half price membership next year. if by any chance anyone would like to donate or pay a full years Subs we wont refuse them and class them as a donation.  We hope to be back up and running by September . yours Graham

Thursday 2 April 2020

In isolation in the compound

Nuthatch, Buzzard,  Female Reed Bunting,  Robin,  Long-tailed Tit

Beak of the day.

Wednesday 1 April 2020

Spring 2020 Newsletter

Spring 2020 Newsletter is now available!

Here is a direct link to the latest offering from the Newsletter team (Lyn, Jane and Val).  It is all about the Thursday and Sunday Volunteers who make things happen at the Reserve, and a wonderful update from the Bee Hives in Calderdale (thank you Roger!).

Enjoy, and as usual please send in any comments, articles, photos to the newsletter email address on the back page.