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28 November 2020

Canklow Woods: Lesser Redpoll - 16
Dukes Road: Red Grouse - 25 - in 2 hour walk ; Meadow Pipit - 3 - feeding on track
Linacre Res: Mallard - 108 ; Mandarin - 127 ; Moorhen - 12 ; Coot - 2 ; Grey Heron - 1 ; Black-headed Gull - 38 ; Tufted Duck - 74 ; Little Grebe - 1 ; Goosander - 1 - male ; Pied Wagtail - 1
Norton Lees garden: Redwing - 5+ - In elder, making forays to a big holly to eat the berries
Thrybergh CP: Kingfisher - 1 - Male ; Great Crested Grebe - 4 ; Little Grebe - 9 ; Mute Swan - 38 ; Tufted Duck - 42 ; Pochard - 7 ; Gadwall - 7 ; Wigeon - 11 ; Teal - 2 ; Canada Goose - C140 ; Greylag Goose - 230+ ; Cormorant - 2 ; Blackbird - 14 ; Fieldfare - 12 ; Redwing - 22 ; Great Tit - 8 ; Blue Tit - 10 ; Long-tailed Tit - 12 ; Goldcrest - 1 ; Lesser Redpoll - 57 - In caravan park News the bird feeding station will be lost due to redevelopment work in the pond field. Working with the park staff a new area to feed the birds will be part of this new development, and any support given for the feeding station from the birdwatching community would be most helpful at this time
Wharncliffe Heath NR: Woodcock - 1 - flushed from bracken ; Lesser Redpoll - 50+
Whirlow Park: Mandarin - 29+ - On pond at the bottom of the Park ; Jay - 1

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