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24 November 2017

Beauchief Gardens: Mandarin - 22 - on grass area at 08:05 ; Moorhen - 6 ; Mallard - 8
Greystones garden: Bullfinch - 2 - Both Males ; Jay - 2
Manor Fields Park: Common Buzzard - 1 - flew low West 11.50. ; Mallard - 11 - 6 male ; Jay - 1
Thrybergh CP: Great Crested Grebe - 22 ; Little Grebe - 5 ; Cormorant - 20 ; Grey Heron - 3 ; Mute Swan - 10 ; Greylag Goose - 118 - and 2white/brown feral ; Canada Goose - 127 ; Gadwall - 9 - 6m3f ; Pochard - 8 ; Tufted Duck - 57 ; Kestrel - 1 ; Red-legged Partridge - 16 - inc 15 covey ; Water Rail - 1 ; Lapwing - 90+ ; Black-headed Gull - 200+ ; Common Gull - 2 ; Herring Gull - 5 - 4ad 1 ist w ; Great Spotted Woodpecker - 1 ; Wren - 13 ; Dunnock - 24 ; Robin - 21 ; Song Thrush - 6 ; Redwing - 12 ; Fieldfare - 4+ ; Blackbird - 74 - feeding in hawthorns all around site ; Goldcrest - 6 ; Bullfinch - 11 - 5-6
Tyzack's Dam: Kingfisher - 1 ; Tufted Duck - 3 ; Goosander - 8 - 2 male. ; Mandarin - 10 ; Coot - 2 - 8am.
Woodhouse Tip: Meadow Pipit - 17 ; Skylark - 2 ; Blackbird - 19 ; Redwing - 14 ; Greenfinch - 8 ; Goldfinch - 7

23 November 2017

Bradfield: Buzzard - 2 - One battling gale force winds on Delph Road the other perched on edge of conifer plantation at Bradfield end of Cowell Flats in less windy conditions
Dog Kennel Pond: Great Crested Grebe - 4 ; Cormorant - 2 ; Black-headed Gull - 20+ ; Mute Swan - 3 - imm ; Kingfisher - 1 ; Grey Wagtail - 1
Manor: Hawfinch - 1 - flew west over observer's garden at 08:05
Morley Pond: Great Crested Grebe - 2 ; Grey Heron - 2 ; Cormorant - 1 ; Mute Swan - 5 - Adults with 3 imm ; Mallard - 5+ ; Moorhen - 1