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17 September 2020

Burbage: Black Redstart - 1 - still present below car park
Burbage Rocks: Black Redstart - 1 - showing well intermittently, 11.05 - 12.00, c. 200 yards south of the east side c/p. ; Wheatear - 1 ; Stonechat - up to 5 ; Chiffchaff - up to 4 ; Black Redstart - 1 - 17:05 - on rocks to east of main path, viewed from top ; Wheatear - 1 ; Stonechat - 1+ - Including one bathing in main path side pool!
Calver: Buzzard - 1
Firsby Res: Cormorant - 1 ; Chiffchaff - 1 - Singing. ; Siskin - 2+
Froggatt Bridge: Mandarin - 2 ; Nuthatch - 1
Froggatt, Spooner Lane: Goldfinch - 1
Grindleford: Kestrel - 1
Hathersage: Buzzard - 1
Low Common: Buzzard - 1 - flying between Rockingham wood and Morley Pond.
Malin Bridge: Grey Wagtail - 1 - over N ; Lesser Redpoll - 1 - over calling
Middle Common: Goose sp, unidentified - 30+ - Skein E over Rockingham wood @ 11:45. ; Kestrel - 1
Middleton Moor: Teal - 16 ; Lesser Black-backed Gull - 1100+ - At 6 pm ; Yellow-legged Gull - 3 - Adults ; Dunlin - 3 ; Redshank - 1
Orgreave Lakes: Wigeon - 15 ; Teal - 11 ; Whinchat - 1 - Again in scrub behind small lake ; Stonechat - 2
R Derwent, Grindleford: Grey Wagtail - 1
R Derwent, Leadmill-Harper Lees: Dipper - 1 ; Goosander - 1
Ravenfield Park: Mallard - 10+ ; Tufted Duck - 2 ; Grey Heron - 1 ; Grey Wagtail - 1 ; Treecreeper - 1 - Calling. ; Goldcrest - 2 ; Lesser Redpoll - 3 - Over calling. ; Siskin - 4 ; Chiffchaff - 1 - In with LT Tit flock. ; Blackcap - 1 - Juv with Tit flock. ; Long-tailed Tit - 15+ ; Song Thrush - 1 - Juv above path.
Redmires: Kestrel - 2 - Hunting over moor near Fairthorn Plantation.
Redmires conduit: Peregrine - 2 - Mobbing a flying Buzzard.
RVCP: Ringed Plover - 1 - juv on Main Lake ; Goosander - 7 - imm River Rother ; Raven - 1 - south
Stanage Edge: Wheatear - 1 ; Meadow Pipit - 8+
Upper Common, Scholes: Kestrel - 1 - hunting over flax crop. ; Hirundine - 20+ - House Martins and Swallows.
Wharncliffe Side: Barn Owl - 2 - hunting in fields to the west of the village at dusk

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