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18 September 2020

Ecclesfield: Common Buzzard - 3 - Presumed pair circling and calling over Hartley Brook,with a third circling higher above.
Manor Fields Park: Great Spotted Woodpecker - 1 ; Mistle Thrush - 5 ; Sparrowhawk - 1 ; Siskin - 4 - flew south . ; Lesser Redpoll - 34+ - 10 on site c24 south in small flocks ; Crossbill - 1 - flew east over calling 08:28 ; Meadow Pipit - 50+ - small groups heading south 06:45-08:40 ; Snipe - 1 - dropped in 08:33 ; Long-tailed Tit - 25+ - mobile + vocal flock ; Chiffchaff - 5+ ; Blackcap - 2
Middleton Moor: Dunlin - 3 ; Ringed Plover - 1 ; Wigeon - 7 ; Teal - 22 ; Lesser Black-backed Gull - 850+ - At 5.15 Including one with orange ring on left leg,metal ring on right ; Yellow-legged Gull - 3 - 2 adults, 1 near adult
Orgreave Lakes: Marsh Harrier - 1 - Male (at least 3cy) in from NE then circled up high before leaving SW 11:30 ; Yellow Wagtail - 1 - in flight over large lake
Parkwood Springs: Blackcap - 3 - 2 males ; Mistle Thrush - 3 - 2 ads, 1 juv
Sothall: Barn Owl - 1 - nocmig sound recorded over garden 0332hr ; Snipe - 1 - nocmig sound recorded over garden 0353hr - another addition to the garden list.
Treeton: Hobby - 1 - catching insects late morning
Wharncliffe Side: Chiffchaff - 2 - in observers garden
Wharncliffe Wood: Green Woodpecker - 1

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