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19 September 2018

Catcliffe Flash: Mute Swan - 6 - ad pr + 4 imm ; Wigeon - 1 ; Gadwall - 110+ - a record count for this site ; Teal - 11 ; Shoveler - 8+ ; Little Grebe - 2 ; Great Crested Grebe - 5 - 2 ads, 3 imm ; Moorhen - 10+ ; Coot - 105+
Firsby Res: Moorhen - 8 ; Teal - 4 - On main Res mud. ; Grey Heron - 1 ; Rook - 30+ - Flock on ploughed field. ; Jay - 1 - Calling. ; Chiffchaff - 1 - Calling. ; Grey Partridge - 3 ; Sparrowhawk - 1 - Female through site. ; Treecreeper - 1 - Calling
Hillsborough Barracks: House Martin - 80+ - feeding over barracks and nearby areas of the Don ; Great Spotted Woodpecker - 1
Kimberworth Park: Kestrel - 1 - Hunting over football pitches@ Barkers Park.
Langsett Res: Lesser Black-backed Gull - 443 ; Yellow-legged Gull - 1 ; Goosander - 1 - juv ; Common Sandpiper - 1
R Don, Rotherham Centre; adjacent interchange: Chiffchaff - 1 - calling from riverside trees @ 0750hrs
R Don, Rotherham Centre; Main Street: Chiffchaff - 1 - in riverside trees @ 0755hrs
R Don, Stevenson Rd: Swallow - 3 - S
Silverwood Lagoon: Wigeon - 2 ; Gadwall - 8 ; Teal - 5 ; Coot - 20 ; Tufted Duck - 3 ; Moorhen - 4 ; Lesser Black-backed Gull - 2 - adults ; Black-headed Gull - 18 ; Mute Swan - 1pr ; Little Grebe - 7 ; Rook - 11 - in stubble to west ; Stock Dove - 2 ; Jackdaw - 7 - 4-2-1 east ; Pied Wagtail - 1 ; Sparrowhawk - 1 ; Buzzard - 2 ; House Martin - 4 ; Grey Partridge - 2 ; Pheasant - c.15 ; Jay - 8 ; Chiffchaff - 2 - singing ; Linnet - 10 ; Reed Bunting - 8 ; Goldfinch - c.20 ; Long-tailed Tit - c.30 - three mobile flocks

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