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21 February 2020

Barlow Common: Chiffchaff - 1 ; Siskin - 1 ; Grey Wagtail - 1 ; Grey Heron - 1 ; Goldcrest - 1 ; Long-tailed Tit - c. 10 ; Pied Wagtail - 2 ; Goldfinch - 3+
Beeley Wood: Goosander - 2 - Drakes
Firsby Res: Moorhen - 1 ; Grey Heron - 1 - Flushed from small Res. ; Buzzard - 2 - Pair hanging together in wind. ; Kestrel - 1 - Hunting over set aside field. ; Jackdaw - 20+ - Low through site going to roost. ; Magpie - 10+ - Coming to roost in willows. ; Pheasant - 1 ; Redwing - 7 ; Chaffinch - 3 ; Long-tailed Tit - 15+ ; Meadow Pipit - 2
Orgreave Lakes: Goldeneye - 3 - m, f, f ; Goosander - 1 - redhead ; Pochard - 34 ; Tufted Duck - 6 ; Great Crested Grebe - 3 ; Little Grebe - 1 ; Grey Heron - 1 ; Oystercatcher - 2 ; Skylark - 5 - inc. 4 males in song flights ; Meadow Pipit - 1
Ravenfield: Buzzard - 1 - Low over football pitch behind Ravenfield Arms. ; Sparrowhawk - 1 - Scattering Goldfinches in tree tops near entrance to Silverwood.
Silverwood Lagoon: Barn Owl - 1 - hunting widely on pit top 06.55 - 07.20
Wharncliffe Side: Goosander - 2 - Pair on river don

20 February 2020

Blackburn Road: Sparrowhawk - 1 - Flying NE towards M1
Brownhills Lane: Pink-footed Goose - 2 - in roadside fields with 40 greylags
Endcliffe Park: Black-headed Gull - 100+ ; Lesser Black-backed Gull - 1 - With BHG ; Mandarin - 7 - M&F on top pond ; Treecreeper - 1 - By cafe
Thrybergh CP: Stonechat - 1 - male in south paddock

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