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28 November 2022

Bassingthorpe Spring: Mistle Thrush - 2 - onto pylon ; Goldcrest - 1+ ; Nuthatch - 1 ; Treecreeper - 2
Clough Stream(Indian Warpath): Sparrowhawk - 1 - hunting ; Wren - 1 - singing ; Blackbird - 1+ ; Great Tit - 1+ ; Goldcrest - 1+ ; Goldfinch - 1+ ; Bullfinch - 1 - male
Langsett Res: Teal - 3 ; Mallard - 59 ; Greylag Goose - c140 ; Canada Goose - 6
Rother Valley CP: Goosander - 21 - 15 males and 6 females ; Kingfisher - 1

27 November 2022

Barlow Common: Long-tailed Tit - 15 - in one flock ; Coal Tit - 1
Canklow: House Sparrow - 13 - to garden feeders
Canklow Woods: Lesser Redpoll - 20
Cowell Flat: Greenfinch - c10 - mobile flock ; Lesser Redpoll - 2 ; Fieldfare - c200 - flew towards Agden Rocher ; Raven - 2
Dog Kennel Pond: Coot - 14 ; Moorhen - 4 ; Mallard - c95 ; Great Crested Grebe - 1 ; Mandarin - 1pr ; Greylag Goose - 18 ; Tufted Duck - 4 - 3m; 1f ; Black-headed Gull - c20 ; Song Thrush - 1
Firsby Res: Mute Swan - 4 - Resident group. ; Mallard - 8+ - Main Res. ; Moorhen - 1 ; Kingfisher - 1 - Low across main Res. ; Redwing - 10+ ; Fieldfare - 1 - Calling.
Grange Park Golf Course: Buzzard - 1 ; Great Spotted Woodpecker - 1 ; Meadow Pipit - 6 - S edge Watson,s Tip ; Stonechat - 1 - male ; Fieldfare - 20+ - with several Redwing ; Lesser Redpoll - 4+ - feeding on birch ; Nuthatch - 2 - at least 2 coming to suet pellets @ Brick Kiln Plantation
Greasbrough Dam, Wentworth: Moorhen - 13 ; Mallard - 50 ; Siskin - 1 - heard over ; Great Crested Grebe - 6 ; Black-headed Gull - c120 ; Coot - 7 ; Mute Swan - 1 - adult, Y766 (yellow)
Middleton Moor: Lapwing - 339 ; Golden Plover - 230+ - 200+ leaving to South at 3.05, + 33 on lagoon ; Yellow-legged Gull - 1 - Adult ; Herring Gull - 1 - Adult ; Lesser Black-backed Gull - 200 ; Goosander - 1 - Redhead
Midhope Res: Fieldfare - c150 ; Blackbird - 9 ; Starling - 23 - 17+6 west ; Mallard - 6 ; Lesser Redpoll - 2 ; Finch sp - 5 - Possibly Crossbill flew towards Langsett ; Meadow Pipit - 2 ; Buzzard - 2 - Calling constantly ; Little Grebe - 1 ; Siskin - 25+
Morley Pond: Mute Swan - 1pr ; Great Crested Grebe - 3 ; Black-headed Gull - c35 ; Mallard - 10+ ; Pink-footed Goose - c250 - low to W @ 0920hrs
Nether Haugh: Fieldfare - 1 - dropped into treetops ; Redwing - 1 ; Goldfinch - 8
Nether Haugh; Back Lane: Greenfinch - 1 - eating rose-hips ; Jackdaw - c30 - feeding amongst sheep ; Rook - c10 - with JD flock
Nether Haugh; Clay Hill: Treecreeper - 2 ; Jay - 1 ; Redwing - c20 - disturbed from ground under trees/scrub
New Stubbin colliery/tip: Mistle Thrush - 1 - singing ; Fieldfare - 2 - dropped in briefly ; Yellowhammer - 4 ; Redwing - 10+ ; Jay - 1 ; Long-tailed Tit - 6 ; Greenfinch - c5 - disturbed from rose/hawthorn scrub
Onesmoor: Brambling - 5+ - with Finch flock under Beeches Lumb Lane ; Chaffinch - c25
Peat Pits: Golden Plover - 3
R Don, Effingham St: Goosander - 5 - 3M, 2F above weir ; Cormorant - 1 - diving above weir
Ravenfield Park: Grey Heron - 1 ; Lesser Redpoll - 10+ ; Black-headed Gull - 2 - Down on match pond. ; Goldcrest - 4+