is situated just above East Morton village and is an attractive area for walking. From the reservoir, and from where Morton Beck originates, Grey Wagtail and Dipper can be seen often right down to where the beck meets the River Aire.
The reservoir holds Mallard, Grey Heron and Goosander but is liable to disturbance from fisherman. However there is a wood surrounding the water and this holds a good variety of species such as – Green Woodpecker, Nuthatch, Sparrowhawk, Bullfinch, Blackcap, Willow Warbler, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Treecreeper, Siskin, Redpoll, finches including at times Brambling, plus Jay and thrushes.
The path that takes you above the wood and on to the edge of the moors at Bradup, where Little Owl, Linnet, Red-Legged Partridge can be seen as well as large numbers of Stock Dove. Grey Partridge and Kestrel are seen and if lucky, Short-Eared Owl hunting the moorland fringes.