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02 September 2014

Beauchief: Willow Warbler - 1 - in garden
Canklow Woods: Whitethroat - 1 - 1 female ; Chiffchaff - 2 - 2 singing
Ecclesall: Nuthatch - 1 - briefly in observers garden
Green Moor: Sparrowhawk - 1 ; Chiffchaff - 9 ; Starling - 35 ; Willow Tit - 1 ; Tree Sparrow - 2 ; Swallow - 15
Hangingwater: Heron - 2 - 1 ad and 1 juv landing together on house roof, mobbed by magpie
Ladybower Res: House Martin - >100 - Large flock feeding just above the water.
Poolsbrook Marsh: Coot - 2 ; Moorhen - 2 ; Sparrowhawk - 1 - female/imm ; Jay - 2 ; Reed Warbler - 2 - single birds in edge of both pools ; Whitethroat - 1 - female/imm ; Chiffchaff - 6 - in willows scattered around both pools ; Willow Tit - 2 - singles ; Jay - 2
Rawmarsh-Stubbin Hill: Mute Swan - 1 - NW @ 19.15hrs ; Swift - 3 - SW ; Mistle Thrush - 27 - over
Silverwood Lagoon: Pochard - 1m ; Little Grebe - 9 ; Reed Warbler - 4 ; Snipe - 1 ; House Martin - c40 ; Swallow - 12 ; Sparrowhawk - 2
Sothall: House Martin - 100+ - Feeding on flying ants.
Thrybergh CP: Great Crested Grebe - 11 - 8ad-3jv ; Little Grebe - 12 - 8ad-4jv ; Cormorant - 11 - 7+4past sw ; Canada Goose - 49 ; Tufted Duck - 77 ; Buzzard - 3 - soaring tgethr ; Moorhen - 15 ; Coot - 134 ; Black-headed Gull - 50 ; Common Tern - 2 - ad jv ; Swift - 2 ; Great Spotted Woodpecker - 1 ; Wren - 14 - 6sing ; Robin - 28 - 18sing ; Chiffchaff - 21 - 2sing ; Bullfinch - 8