April - overview
The weather in April can be very changeable, sunshine
cold easterly wind can make for a slow start to spring.
What to see
are active at this time, establishing territories and building
nests. The arrival of summer migrants such as Swallows
are seen this month.
In late April if the spring is mild Bluebells
will begin flowering. The leaves on trees will start to open.
Butterflies such as the Orange
can be seen on grassland.
Bee seen Mytholmes Haworth 3rd April 2005, 4th April
2008, 7th April 2010.
seen in Haworth 14th April 2006, 2nd April 2008, 9th April 2010,
7th April 2012, 20th April 2013.
seen at Haworth 17 April 2005, 13th April 2006, 9th April 2007,
24th April 2008, 19th April 2009, 22nd April 2010, 10 April
2011, 16 April 2012, 16 April 2013.
Martin seen 10 April 2011
seen 8th April 2008.
Kestrels mating 8th April 2008.
Butterfly seen at Haworth 22nd April 2005. 2nd April
2007, 13 April 2007, 30 April 2008, 22nd April 2010.
Cabbage White seen 13th April 2007, 20th April 2010.
Tip Butterfly seen. 16th April 2007, 17 April 2011.
Tortoiseshell seen at Penistone 16 April 2007, 18 April
2011, 6 April 2013.
Hairstreak seen Oxenhope moor 22nd April 2010.
at Haworth are starting to flower 25th April 2007.
Anemone flowering 24th April 2009
Lizard seen at Penistone moor April 20th 2009
April days sometimes ar bad; An April fooils ar sometimes
Bill o 'th' Hoylus April 1873
Fra nah, perceive, the birds harmonious voice; Fra nah the
cows exalt, and friskin lams rejoice.
Bill o 'th' Hoylus April 1874
If you have any dates, information about weather or observations
about nature, stories or folklore relating to this month contact
us and if suitable will add to the page - please local to Haworth
and the surrounding area only.