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18 October 2019

Cinder Bridge Field: Pheasant - 35+ - 24+ cocks ; Red-legged Partridge - 5+ ; Woodpigeon - c100
Cinder Hills: Robin - 1+ - Song and calls. ; Nuthatch - 1 - calling.
Crowhole: Buzzard - 2 ; Grey Wagtail - 1 ; Coal Tit - 1 ; Long-tailed Tit - 3+ ; Sparrowhawk - 1 ; Jackdaw - 30+
Fulwood: Tree Sparrow - 1 - Watched for 15 mins in hawthorns with Goldfinches and House Sparrows behind observer's garden this morning. Presumed male as it gave several bursts of song. Garden tick! ; Blackbird - 8 - around observer's garden this morning - marked influx
Green Moor: Pink-footed Goose - 140 - c140 NE at 11:00
Kimberworth: Grey Heron - 1 - Perched at the top of a tall tree at the bottom of the garden for about 10 minutes.
New Stubbin: Black-headed Gull - 41 - mobile flock
New Stubbin; colliery tip: Kestrel - 1 ; Yellowhammer - 6 ; Jay - 5 ; Meadow Pipit - 7 - 'local' birds, over ; Reed Bunting - 2 - SW ; Redwing - 14 - 7 SW/W; 7 'in' ; Song Thrush - 1 - in from high to NE ; Herring Gull - 2 - 1 NE; 1 W ; Starling - 12 - SW ; Great Black-backed Gull - 4 - 3+1, all S ; Canada Goose - 1 - NE, then N ; Greenfinch - 5 ; Mistle Thrush - 2 - E ; Skylark - 2 - S ; Bullfinch - 1-2 - calling ; Siskin - 1-2 - over, unseen ; Rook - 1 - over ; Chaffinch - 1 - S ; Lesser Redpoll - 1 - W ; Swallow - 1 - S @ 0855hrs
R Don, Effingham St: Common Buzzard - 3 - low W towards Burngreave ; Kestrel - 2 - low W
Rawmarsh; Haugh Road: Lesser Black-backed Gull - 1 - on playing field ; Kestrel - 1 - hunting ; Skylark - 4 - brief song
Scholes Coppice: Treecreeper - 1+ - calls ; Woodpigeon - 40+
Thrybergh CP: Great Crested Grebe - 5 ; Little Grebe - 11 ; Cormorant - 6 - inc.2j ; Mute Swan - 10 - inc 4j ; Canada Goose - 73 - +1white col.feral ; Gadwall - 1 - m ; Pochard - 12 - 8m4f ; Tufted Duck - 67 ; Buzzard - 1 ; Moorhen - 12 ; Coot - 100 - circa ; Black-headed Gull - 200 ; Herring Gull - 1 - ad ; Lesser Black-backed Gull - 1 - imm.s ; Grey Wagtail - 2 ; Dunnock - 28 - 2sing ; Robin - 15 ; Song Thrush - 2 ; Redwing - 17 - + ; Blackbird - 16 ; Chiffchaff - 1 ; Great Tit - 13 ; Blue Tit - 13 ; Long-tailed Tit - 16 - + in 2 flock ; House Sparrow - 10 - + ; Bullfinch - 2 ; Reed Bunting - 2
Upper Common, Scholes: Red-legged Partridge - 2+ - Flushed from ditch. ; Pheasant - 4+ - Feeding in field margin adj to Scholes Coppice. ; Skylark - 2+ - inc 1 singing ; Meadow Pipit - 1 ; Pied Wagtail - 1 ; Dunnock - 1+ - calling.
Wincobank Wood: Common Buzzard - 2 - presumed different to Eff St birds

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