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14 August 2018

Bolehill Wood, Bamford: Kestrel - 1 - Hovering slowly over hill
Brecks: Rook - 1 - Searching the grass outside St. Cuthbert's church hall
Brincliffe Edge: Blackcap - 1 - female - not normally seen in garden during summer months
Green Moor: Little Owl - 5 - 2 adults and 3 owlets again this morning. Owlets now feeding themselves on worms. ; Little Owl - 5 ; View Picture, Little Owl - 5 ; View Picture, Little Owl - 5 ; View Picture
Hurlfield: Swift - 2 - south at 15:50. ; Sparrowhawk - 2 - together over towards Buck Wood. ; Kestrel - 1
Intake: Tree Pipit - 1 - Flying south calling
Steel HIll: Mistle Thrush - 30+ - feeding in fields
Yorkshire Bridge: Kingfisher - 1 - Flew downstream under bridge, ; Dipper - 1 - downstream just under bridge

13 August 2018

Dog Kennel Pond: Black-headed Gull - 50+ ; Kingfisher - 1 - Took fish
Greystones garden: Bullfinch - 2 - Male & female ; Whitethroat - 1 ; Great Spotted Woodpecker - 1 - Juv, visited morning & afternoon
Higger Tor: Swallow - 6+
Norwood Allotments: Ring-necked Parakeet - 6 - New high count for the site. Feeding on acorns and beech nuts for about 30 minutes.
R Don, Niagara Weir: Kingfisher - 1 ; House Martin - 3
Redmires Middle Res: Peregrine - juvenile landed at water's edge for couple of minutes at 19:30. Red/orange ring on left leg.
Sheffield University: Peregrine - 2 - 2 juvs on church tower
Stanage Edge, below: Kestrel - 5 - Adult Female and fledged young all hunting
Stanage Plantation: Sparrowhawk - 1 - Adult Female circled then landed in Stanage Plantation
Thrybergh CP: Great Crested Grebe - 7 ; Little Grebe - 3 - 2a1j ; Cormorant - 3 ; Mute Swan - 64 ; Canada Goose - 99 ; Gadwall - 4 - f3j ; Tufted Duck - 63 ; Buzzard - 5 - 1-1-1-2 ; Black-headed Gull - 70 - + ; Lesser Black-backed Gull - 2 - aj ; Little Owl - 1 ; Swift - 6 - 1-2-3 ; Great Spotted Woodpecker - 1 ; Sand Martin - 2 ; Swallow - 34 - inc 10-20 parties ; House Martin - 140 ; Blackcap - 3 ; Reed Warbler - 2 ; Whitethroat - 3 ; Willow Warbler - 3 - sing softly ; Chiffchaff - 12 ; Long-tailed Tit - 2 ; Tree Sparrow - 2 ; Goldfinch - 50 - + ; Bullfinch - 5

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