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26 June 2015

Orgreave Lakes: Hobby - 1 - through south @ 0640

25 May 2015

Canklow Woods: Common Buzzard - 1
Dennis Knoll: Curlew - 5 - 2 adults with minimum 3 young
Forge Dam: Grey Wagtail - 1 ; Buzzard - 1 - circling high
Grindleford: Osprey - 1 - Flew over north @ 08:45
Longshaw: Red Kite - 1 - circling and then headed high W ; Spotted Flycatcher - 1 ; Lesser Redpoll - 1 - song flight ; Siskin - 1 - song flight ; Green Woodpecker - 1 ; Mandarin - 1 - male on lake ; Tree Pipit - 1 - song flights
Malin Bridge: Dipper - 1 ; Moorhen - 2
Middleton Moor: Whimbrel - 1 ; Cuckoo - 1 - calling from LongstoneEdge ; Redstart - 1 - Singing in small copse by perimeter track
moscar heights: Mistle Thrush - 3 - including one juvenile ; Whitethroat - 1 ; Reed Bunting - 1 ; Snipe - 1 ; Song Thrush - 1 ; Curlew - 3 ; Lapwing - 4
Orgreave Lakes: Sanderling - 1 - in summer plumage ; View Picture, Dunlin - 3 ; Ringed Plover - 6 ; Yellow Wagtail - 1 - female ; Shelduck - 2 - pair
Padley Gorge: Spotted Flycatcher - 3 - calling and very active ; Pied Flycatcher - 2 ; Wood Warbler - 2 - 2 singing males
Queens Park, Chesterfield: Oystercatcher - 1 - circling over the park calling.
Stanage Edge: Stonechat - 2 - males above Dennis Knoll ; Whinchat - 1 - male above Dennis Knoll ; Ring Ouzel - 2 - two possibly three birds beyond Dennis Knoll
Stanley Hill: Yellowhammer - 3 - 2 singing ; View Picture, Meadow Pipit - 2 - pair, carrying food
Thrybergh CP: Shoveler - 1 - f dep w ; Herring Gull - 5 ; Common Tern - 4 ; Yellow Wagtail - 4 - 1pr nest build ; Reed Warbler - 2 - sing ; Yellow Wagtail - 4 ; View Picture
Wharncliffe Heath NR: Pied Flycatcher - 3+ - 2 males and a least one female ; Mistle Thrush - 2 - adult and juvenile ; Blackcap - 4 - singing ; Chiffchaff - 2 - singing ; Linnet - 4+ - 2 singing ; Tree Pipit - 2 - one singing and another seen with nest material ; Willow Warbler - 10+ ; Mallard - 2 - pair on heath pond ; Blackbird - 4 - 2 males and 2 females ; Treecreeper - 2 ; Chaffinch - 10 - singing ; Robin - 5 - singing
Whiteley Woods: Dipper - 1 - flying upstream near Hangingwater Road bridge
Wyming Brook: Wood Warbler - 2 - Two singing interminently. One by big bend, the other another c150 metres on ; Cuckoo - 1 - On fence posts on Round Hill ; Buzzard - 1 ; Mistle Thrush - 5 - Pair with 3 fledged young