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26 July 2017

Catcliffe Flash: Canada Goose - 4 - flew south at 13:20 ; Gadwall - 15+ ; Pochard - 9 ; Tufted Duck - 3+ ; Grey Heron - 1 ; Little Grebe - 4+ ; Kingfisher - 1 ; Moorhen - 5+ ; Coot - c50 ; Sand Martin - 12+ ; House Martin - 1
Green Moor: Little Owl - 2
Kimberworth: Chiffchaff - 1 - catching insects in garden sycamore tree ; Long-tailed Tit - 8 - All juveniles on garden bird feeder. ; Bullfinch - 2 - Resident male and female made several visits to garden seed feeder throughout the day
Norton Lees: Whitethroat - 1 - Seen and heard regularly at edge of old playing fields at top of Derbyshire Lane for the last 5 days
Orgreave Lakes: BLACK-NECKED GREBE - 1 - on big lake early morning ; View Picture
Peat Pits: Golden Plover - 63 - in recently ploughed field. ; Lapwing - 7 - with G.P's.
Rawmarsh:Haugh Rd: Greylag Goose - 23 - NE @ 19.10
Thrybergh: Swift - 100+ - Flock of over 100 birds high under cloud base ! Feeding? In heavy rain, working their way .in North Westerly direction.