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20 July 2017

Barlow Common: Linnet - 2 ; Yellowhammer - 1 ; Kestrel - 1-2 ; Swallow - 3-4 ; Goldfinch - up to 15 ; Long-tailed Tit - 2
Canklow Woods: Peregrine - 2 - 2 drifted north at 1855
Green Moor: Little Owl - 1 - Adult hunting and being tormented by magpies ; Tree Sparrow - 6 - Family group at feeders
Midhope Res: Yellow-legged Gull - 1 - adult ; Kestrel - 4+ ; Hobby - 1
Norton Lees: Jay - 1 - In observer's garden - 1st for some time ; Robin - 1 juvenile - In observer's garden
R Sheaf, Abbeydale: Grey Wagtail - 1 - Near Broadfield Road
Rawmarsh: Common Buzzard - 1 - drifted high to W @ 1700hrs ; Swift - present - steady SW movement a.m., during period of heavy showers
Rawmarsh:Haugh Rd: Sparrowhawk - 1 ; Buzzard - 4 - circling @ 16.15 ; Kestrel - 4 - Family party ; Peregrine - 1 - imm male circled over playing field @ 16.55-17.00 ; Swift - 80 ; Sand Martin - 7 - W
Thrybergh CP: Great Crested Grebe - 6 - all ads ; Cormorant - 7 - 1jv ; Mute Swan - 38 - inc 2y ; Tufted Duck - 36 ; Buzzard - 2 - singles 1s soar 1past e ; Coot - 70 - + ; Black-headed Gull - 60 - inc.3jv ; Herring Gull - 1 - ad left w ; Common Tern - 1 - briefly, left w ; Swift - 25 - high in rain ; Sand Martin - 5 ; Song Thrush - 3 - 2sing ; Blackcap - 1 - call ; Willow Warbler - 1 - sing ; Chiffchaff - 3 - call ; Goldfinch - 64 - + inc feeding flock of 60+ ; Greenfinch - 4 - + ; Bullfinch - 3 - call, ; Yellowhammer - 2 - 1sing