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23 May 2017

Barbrook Plantation: Whinchat - 2 ; Stonechat - 6 ; Blackcap - 1 ; Spotted Flycatcher - 6 ; Redstart - 2 ; Tree Pipit - 6+
Barlow Common: Skylark - 4 ; Yellowhammer - 3-4 ; Swallow - 5-6 ; Song Thrush - 2 ; Swift - 2
Crowhole: Grey Wagtail - 2 ; House Martin - 2 ; Great Spotted Woodpecker - 2
Elsecar Res: Common Tern - 1 - Feeding over res took fish off high in the direction of old moor. ; Great Crested Grebe - 8 - Including two newly hatch chicks.
Frecheville Pond: Mute Swan - 2+ - Pair with 7 young cygnets
High Bradfield: Tawny Owl - one - Perched on upright gravestone at St. Nicholas's Church, 20 feet from upper path.
Leam/Sherriff Wood: Cuckoo - 1 ; Blackcap - 2 ; Spotted Flycatcher - 2 ; Redstart - 3 ; Tree Pipit - 2
Orgreave Lakes: Dunlin - 3 - Early morning ; Common Sandpiper - 1 ; Lapwing - 5 - 2 and 3 very young chicks with 2 pairs. ; Great Crested Grebe - 22 - Including pair on small lake with at least 2 young ; Sedge Warbler - 1 - Still singing below weedy mound
Rotherham Centre; Don Canal, Rotherham Lock: Sand Martin - 7-8 - 'splinter group' from main colony prospecting around walls of lock again this morning
Wyming Brook: Wood Warbler - 3 - Singing males ; Spotted Flycatcher - 1 ; Pied Flycatcher - 2