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26 March 2019

Blackbrook Wood: Brambling - 1 - singing
Blackburn Meadows: Raven - 1 - flew north at 12:35
Blackburn Meadows NR: Chiffchaff - 5 - singing acorss site ; Buzzard - 3 ; Sparrowhawk - 1 ; Kestrel - 1 ; Grey Heron - 1 ; Raven - 1 - flew over heading north. ; Canada Goose - 5 ; Mallard - 14 ; Teal - 4 ; Goosander - 3 ; Black-headed Gull - 12+ ; Herring Gull - 20+ - drifting over from sewage works. ; Snipe - 8 ; Lapwing - 1 ; Coot - 2 ; Moorhen - 2 ; Cormorant - 1 ; Greenfinch - 7 - 4 singing males ; Reed Bunting - 6 - 3 singing males
Den Bank: Brambling - 1 - female at the allotments
Green Moor: Brambling - 6
Holmebrook Valley Park: Chiffchaff - 2 - singing ; Treecreeper - 1 ; Lesser Black-backed Gull - 2 ; Great Crested Grebe - 1 ; Rook - 3 ; Mute Swan - 4 ; Mallard - 32 ; Moorhen - 5 ; Coot - 12 ; Canada Goose - 2
Newbold, Chesterfield: Waxwing - 13 - In garden on Mardale Close all day ; View Picture
Oughtibridge garden: Brambling - 1
Porter Brook: Dipper - one ; View Picture, Mandarin - 2 - a pair ; View Picture
R Don, Effingham St: Kingfisher - 2 ; Sand Martin - 1 - high W, probably a migrant ; Cormorant - 1 - imm over E
R Don, Rotherham Centre: Goosander - 3 - 2M+1F viewed from bridge next to old Tesco car park.
R Don, Stevenson Rd: Goosander - 3 - redheads, 2f, and 1w male. ; Great Black-backed Gull - 6 ; Herring Gull - 8
Redmires conduit: Raven - 6 - over moors at end of conduit
Redmires Middle Res: Fieldfare - c50 - in roadside fields
Rotherham Centre: Grey Heron - 1 - high to SW @ 0836hrs ; Common Buzzard - 2 - over from SW @ 1136hrs, soaring over together for several minutes before drifting off rapidly to W
Sheffield Parkway, junction with A57: Red Kite - 1 - mobbed by crows
Thrybergh CP: Great Crested Grebe - 5 ; Mute Swan - 49 ; Gadwall - 2 - mf ; Tufted Duck - 39 ; Kestrel - 2 - singles ; Black-headed Gull - 400 ; Herring Gull - 1 - 3cy ; Skylark - 6 - singing ; Sand Martin - 6 ; Wren - 13 ; Dunnock - 31 ; Robin - 30 ; Song Thrush - 2 - singing ; Blackbird - 12 ; Chiffchaff - 4 - singing ; Chaffinch - 17 ; Bullfinch - 6 - 3pr ; Brambling - 16+ ; Reed Bunting - 9
Wincobank Wood: Common Buzzard - 1 - mobbed by crows

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