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28 March 2015

Canklow: Chiffchaff - 1 - in garden
Orgreave Lakes: Dunlin - 1 ; Ringed Plover - 2 ; Little Ringed Plover - 2 ; Wheatear - 1
Thrybergh CP: Oystercatcher - 1 - dep. N at 0725.

27 March 2015

Aldwarke: Barn Owl - 1 - flew over Aldwarke Lane towards Aldwarke SF at 01:40
Barbrook Pools: Wheatear - 1
Botanical Gardens: Nuthatch - 3
Bradfield/ Westnab area: Lapwing - 50+ - in and around area ; Kestrel - 2 - hovering over rough pasture
Bradfield/ westnab area: Golden Plover - 500+ - circling over farm and adjacent fields around 2.20 p.m ; Starling - 22 - in field with sheep ; Rook - 30+ ; Jackdaw - 15-20 - with rooks feeding in field with sheep
Canklow Woods: Sparrowhawk - 1 - 1 displaying ; Common Buzzard - 2 - Pair displaying ; Chiffchaff - 3 - 3 singing ; Bullfinch - 1 - singing
Greasbrough Dam,Wentworth: Moorhen - 6 ; Long-tailed Tit - 6 ; Kestrel - 3 ; Common Buzzard - 3 ; Nuthatch - 2 ; Coot - 3 ; Song Thrush - 1 ; Lapwing - 7 ; Great Crested Grebe - 8 ; Red-legged Partridge - 11 ; Little Owl - 2 ; Barn Owl - 1
Hunter's Bar: Meadow Pipit - 10 - party flew N at 0650 hrs
Limb Valley: Buzzard - 3 - circling and calling
Orgreave Lakes: Redshank - 8 ; Shoveler - 1 - drake ; Dunlin - 1
Porter Valley: Buzzard - 1 - hunting over hillside to south of Clough Lane
R Don, Brightside: Mute Swan - 2 ; Little Grebe - 1 ; Kingfisher - 2 - territorial spat ; Sand Martin - 2 - Hawke Street
Ringinglow: Stock Dove - 1 - foraging on edge of Fulwood Lane, near Mayfield Alpacas
Sheffield University: Peregrine - 2+ - fourth egg ; View Picture, Peregrine - 2 - 4th egg laid at St George's. ; View Picture
Silver Wood: Chiffchaff - 5 - 4 singing disused railway line, 1 singing main woods ; Grey Heron - 1 - by Woodlaithes duckpond
Silverwood Lagoon: Gadwall - 10 ; Chiffchaff - 4 - 2 singing Hollings Lane sidings, 1 singing outer south paddocks, 1 singing Round Wood
Thrybergh CP: Great Crested Grebe - 3 ; Cormorant - 3 ; Mute Swan - 2 - nest building ; Pink-footed Goose - 1 ; Greylag Goose - 28 ; Canada Goose - 37 ; Tufted Duck - 30 ; Buzzard - 5 ; Kestrel - 1 ; Lapwing - 10+ - disp ; Black-headed Gull - 125 ; Skylark - 6 - singing ; Sand Martin - 2 - north ; Wren - 10 - 7 singing ; Dunnock - 12 - 9 singing ; Robin - 23 - 13 singing ; Song Thrush - 3 - singing ; Blackbird - 18 ; Chiffchaff - 3 - singing ; Goldcrest - 1 ; Long-tailed Tit - 6 - 3pr ; Bullfinch - 8 - 4pr ; Reed Bunting - 7 - 5m ; Barn Owl - 1
Upper Midhope: Snipe - 10+ ; View Picture, Lapwing - 20+ ; View Picture, Fieldfare - 30 ; View Picture
Wharncliffe Side: Chiffchaff - 2 - singing