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01 March 2021

Agden Res: Whooper Swan - 30 - 24 ads, 6 juvs dropped in at 15:30, still present 17:15. ; View Picture, Cormorant - 1 - white headed adult ; Teal - 2 - pair ; Mandarin - 22 - lots of display and calling. ; Oystercatcher - 1
Broomhead Res: Great Crested Grebe - 2 ; Shelduck - 1 - female ; Goosander - 1 - redhead
Centenary Riverside: Goldcrest - 1 - Sociable bird feeding near me , entrance 11.00 ; Redwing - 35-40 ; Goldfinch - 15-20 - Some feeding on Thistle heads. ; Goosander - 4 - Pairs on river ; Cormorant - 2 - Spooked from river. ; Chiffchaff - 2 - feeding together on the buddleia to the left of the entrance bridge
Chatsworth Park: Goosander - 2 - Pair ; Tufted Duck - 4 - Two pairs ; Little Grebe - 1 ; Mandarin - 5 ; Coot - 16 ; Buzzard - 1 ; Redwing - 20 ; Fieldfare - 2 ; Great Spotted Woodpecker - 2 - Drumming
Cowell Flat: Stonechat - 1
Damflask Res: Mandarin - 15
Greystones: Woodpigeon - 2+ - Bird on nest in neighbours garden for a week now, today saw birds swapping nest duties.
Kimberworth Park: Lesser Redpoll - 1 - First time seen in garden. Feeding on sunflower hearts from feeder, may have come in with 2 Goldfinch also on feeder. ; Magpie - 1 - collecting nest material, pos nesting between Shearman Avenue and Roughwood Road.
Limb Valley: Mandarin - 8 ; Redwing - 74 ; Curlew - 4 - in fields
Low Moor, Upper Midhope: Curlew - 13
Midhope Res: Oystercatcher - 5 - on dam wall ; Little Grebe - 1 - trilling
Morehall Res: Robin - 4/6 ; Blackbird - 4/5 ; Song Thrush - 1 ; Mistle Thrush - 3 ; Wren - 2 ; Chaffinch - 2 ; Great Tit - 4/5 ; Blue Tit - 3/6 ; Carrion Crow - 5 ; Jay - 1 ; Woodpigeon - 7 ; Cormorant - 3 ; Black-headed Gull - 8 ; Mallard - 20+ ; Pheasant - 2 ; Moorhen - 1 ; Nuthatch - 3
Norfolk Heritage Park: Jackdaw - 4 - seems to be a fairly new arrival in the area
Redmires Middle Res: Curlew - 116 - roosted on shoreline - miraculously dog-free ; Oystercatcher - 3
Rivelin Valley: Mallard - 16 ; Moorhen - 1 ; Grey Wagtail - 1 ; Tawny Owl - 1 - Calling near Wolf Wheel at 10am ; Woodpigeon - 13 ; Blackbird - 2 ; Nuthatch - 1 ; Robin - 2 ; Song Thrush - 1
Sothall: Moorhen - 1 - nocmig recorded calling over the garden 0323hr, 0341hr ; Whooper Swan - 1+ - party nocmig sound recorded over the garden 0040hr
Thrybergh CP: Water Rail - 2 ; Mute Swan - 64 ; Tufted Duck - 52 ; Gadwall - 3 ; Reed Bunting - 4 - Singing birds ; Pied Wagtail - 4 ; Bullfinch - 8 - One male with abnormal lplumage showing half white plumage
Wadsley Common garden: Brambling - 1 - Male on feeders-first this winter.

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