Birds

Birds
These are the birds that have been observed on the reserve in recent years, on the river Wharfe or the skies above. (Update Feb 16)

Most of the year:
Blackbird
Blackheaded Gull
Blue tit                                   Bullfinch
Carrion crow
Chaffinch
Coal tit
Common pheasant
Coot
Cormorant
Crow
Curlew
Dipper
Dunnock
Goldfinch
Goosander
Great tit
Greater-spotted woodpecker
Greenfinch
Grey Heron
Greylag goose
Jackdaw
Jay
Lapwing
Long–tailed tit
Magpie
Mallard
Mistle thrush
Moorhen
Mute Swan
Oystercatcher
Pied wagtail
Robin
Rook
Song thrush
Tree creeper                     Tufted duck
Wood pigeon
Wren

Spring/Summer:
Blackcap
Chiffchaff
Common sandpiper                                                                                                             Green woodpecker
Grey wagtail
House martin
Little grebe
Redshank
Sand martin
Swallow
Swift
Whitethroat
Willow warbler

Winter:
Fieldfare
Goldeneye
Redwing

Unusual for this site:
Little Egret – though increasingly common sightings
Raven                                                                                                                                           Snipe
Spotted flycatcher

Please note we don’t publicise records of bird of prey.

Your records:
If you see any unusual birds on the reserve then please let us know: