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13 November 2018

Brinsworth: Kestrel - 1 - Flew over Barrett estate 12.30.
Dog Kennel Pond: Great Crested Grebe - 3 ; Cormorant - 1 ; Moorhen - 3 ; Black-headed Gull - 50+ ; Buzzard - 1 ; Pheasant - 1+ ; Blackbird - 1+ ; Long-tailed Tit - 1+ ; Jackdaw - 5+
Holmebrook Valley Park: Water Rail - 1 - Calling in reeds at bottom end of lake. ; Moorhen - 12 ; Coot - 4 ; Great Crested Grebe - 2 ; Grey Wagtail - 1
Longshaw Estate: Merlin - 1 - after an altercation with a Crow, it flew low over the grassland, westwards towards the B6521
Morley Pond: Great Crested Grebe - 1 ; Mute Swan - 4 - Resident family @ pond behind boathouse. ; Mallard - 90+
R Don, Rotherham Centre; weir: Grey Heron - 1 - regular 1cy stood by weir @ 1300hrs ; Other Species - 1 - Atlantic Salmon, c60cm long, attempted to negotiate weir, heading upstream @ 1300hrs
Rivelin Valley: Tawny Owl - 1 - dead on roadside
Rotherham Centre; Corporation Street: Grey Wagtail - 2 - over N, towards river, calling excitedly @ 1250hrs
Rotherham; Rawmarsh Road: Grey Wagtail - 1 - over towards river @ 0755hrs
RVCP: Cormorant - 39 ; Grey Heron - 11 ; Red-crested Pochard - 1 ; Goldeneye - 1 ; Pochard - 30+ ; Shoveler - 12 ; Gadwall - 20+ ; Tufted Duck - 30+ ; Wigeon - 150+ ; Egyptian Goose - 2 ; Mute Swan - 20 ; Redwing - 2 ; Jay - 1
Stubley Hollow: Buzzard - 1 ; Redwing - 14 ; Black-headed Gull - 29 ; Herring Gull - 5 ; Lesser Black-backed Gull - 3 ; Nuthatch - 1 ; House Sparrow - 12

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