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17 September 2014

Canklow Woods: Chiffchaff - 1 - 1 singing ; House Martin - 100 plus - feeding above wood at 1010
Morehall Res: Heron - 2 ; Moorhen - 8 ; Cormorant - 9 ; Great Crested Grebe - 3 - 2 adults and 1 chick feeding amongst bistort ; Nuthatch - 1 ; Wren - 1 ; Teal - 4 - feeding around Broomhead overflow
Silverwood Lagoon: Meadow Pipit - c25 ; Siskin - 4 - in alders near Hollings Lane entrance ; House Martin - 9 ; Rook - 5 ; Carrion Crow - 30 ; Canada Goose - 28 - in from north at 09.15 ; Mallard - 2 ; Little Grebe - 7 ; Black-headed Gull - 18 ; Lesser Black-backed Gull - 1 - adult on lagoon with B-h Gulls ; Grey Partridge - 6 ; Chiffchaff - 3 singing ; Kestrel - 2 ; Sparrowhawk - 1 ; Jay - 4 ; Linnet - c20
Thrybergh CP: Grey Goose sp - 29 - past north west in v formation

16 September 2014

Barbrook Pools: Teal - 10
Canklow: Chiffchaff - 1 - in garden with tit flock
Canklow Woods: Chiffchaff - 1 - 1 singing
Grenoside: Chiffchaff - 1 - singing
Millhouses garden: Siskin - 6 - the first since March
Norton Lees: Nuthatch - 1 - Feeding briefly on black sunflower seeds in observer's garden
Orgreave Lakes: Dunlin - 1 ; Goldfinch - c50 - In gully on seed heads ; Swallow - 30 - On wires mostly juv side of rother ; Meadow Pipit - 70+
Rawmarsh-Stubbin Hill: Mallard - 37 - W @19.10 ; Hobby - 1 - drifted SE @ 16.17 ; Mistle Thrush - 21 - on playing field 18. 50
Rother Valley CP: Willow Tit - 1 - near Meadowgate Lake car park ; Kingfisher - 1 - fishing Meadowgate Lake ; Shelduck - 1 - Meadowgate Lake ; Chiffchaff - 1 - near Meadowgate Lake car park
Silverwood Lagoon: Wigeon - 21 - on lagoon early evening ; Whinchat - 1 - sitting up in southern reedbed at 18.10 ; Short-eared Owl - 1 - hunting early evening
Staveley SF: Grey Wagtail - 1 ; Pied Wagtail - 6 ; Green Woodpecker - 1 - Yaffling ; Greenfinch - 6 ; Buzzard - 1 ; Coal Tit - 2 ; Cormorant - 1
Thrybergh CP: Great Crested Grebe - 12 - 3jv ; Little Grebe - 17 ; Pochard - 1 - past s ; Tufted Duck - 38 ; Common Scoter - 1 - ad-m ; Kestrel - 1 ; Moorhen - 19 ; Golden Plover - 1 - past e ; Skylark - 4 ; House Martin - 12 - past s ; Pied Wagtail - 10 ; Yellow Wagtail - 1 - past s ; Grey Wagtail - 1 - past s ; Wren - 19 - 7 singing ; Robin - 37 - 17 singing ; Blackbird - 35 ; Garden Warbler - 1 ; Lesser Whitethroat - 2 ; Chiffchaff - 15 - 2 singing ; Yellowhammer - 6