Tag Archives: Red Kite

Bird Watch – A Dancing Heron And Other Winter Wonders by Darren Shepherd

Hello.  I am finally stirring from my winter slumber, and the over indulgences of Christmas!  The shortest day has been and gone,  and we can look forward to warmer weather next week. The highlight of the birds seen in the … Continue reading

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Bird Watch – See What You Missed!! by Darren Shepherd

Well, the Jubilee picnic is over and its time for the latest installment of bird watch. The bird watch event at the picnic, didn’t last very long I’m afraid, as other activities took centre stage; we’ll improve the signage next … Continue reading

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Bird Watch – Calling Curlews, by Darren Shepherd

Night and day, the wildlife and birds of the Park live their lives and have their ‘adventures’, and it is worthwhile taking time to slowdown to their pace and just observe. Today, 9th January, a red kite, with no wing … Continue reading

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Bird Watching in the Park

Darren Shepherd of Nethercliffe Road, is a keen ornithologist, and has left this fascinating comment on the ecology page, which deserves greater prominence. “I would like to add a few more birds to the list of those seen in the … Continue reading

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Welcome Mr Toad (and hopefully Mrs Tiggywinkle)!

Although the park is getting a much needed overhaul some local residents may not be quite so pleased with the changes.  I am referring to the users of the park who often go unnoticed, but are, nevertheless, a vital part of … Continue reading

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Wharfedale Naturalists survey Parkinsons Park

On Friday 28th October four members of the Wharfedale Naturalists Society carried out a survey of Parkinson’s Park to identify the flora and fauna in the area. They were extremely thorough and have produced a list of everything of interest … Continue reading

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