One of the finer reservoir sites that lie in the region of West Yorkshire in England is the Eccup reservoir. It is precisely situated in the region of Alwoodley. The reservoir stands to a great significance and was erected in the year 1843. It is augmented by scenic woodlands on its sides. The reservoir is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The site is most renowned for being home to the growing population of the rare red kites that are in abundance near the site.