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21 November 2017

Barlow Brook: Mandarin - 4 ; Treecreeper - 1 ; Nuthatch - 1 ; Redwing - 5 ; Mistle Thrush - 3 ; Goldcrest - 1 ; Grey Heron - 1 ; Long-tailed Tit - 6+ ; Pied Wagtail - 1 ; Goldfinch - 12+
Pot House Wood, Stocksbridge: Willow Tit - 1
Thrybergh CP: Great Crested Grebe - 13 ; Little Grebe - 4 ; Cormorant - 20+ ; Grey Heron - 2 ; Mute Swan - 9 ; Greylag Goose - 104 - and 2 white/brown feral ; Canada Goose - 100+ ; Gadwall - 4 - 2pr ; Pochard - 7 - 5m2f ; Tufted Duck - 71 ; Buzzard - 1 ; Water Rail - 1 ; Lapwing - 60+ ; Black-headed Gull - 420+ - most drifted s ; Common Gull - 1 - ad ; Herring Gull - 4 - ad

20 November 2017

Attercliffe: Herring Gull - c90 - On roof at Warren St, inc York colour ringed 2cy ; View Picture, Great Black-backed Gull - 19 ; Lesser Black-backed Gull - 1 - ad ; Yellow-legged Gull - 1 - ad ; View Picture
Brecks: Sparrowhawk - 1 - male breakfasting on next door's lawn. ; View Picture
Harthill Res: Kingfisher - 1 ; Grey Wagtail - 1 ; Water Rail - 1 - excellent views low water level 2nd pond ; Gadwall - 14 ; Shoveler - 3 ; Cormorant - 1 - in at 12.00 ; Siskin - 2 ; Tufted Duck - 20 ; Pied Wagtail - 2 ; Sparrowhawk - 1 ; Great Crested Grebe - 5 - inc 2 juv ; Goldfinch - 30 - 14,6,10 ; Mute Swan - 14 - inc 4 cygnets ; Black-headed Gull - 120 - most left thro day
Rotherham Centre: Goosander - 9 - flew N @ 0818hrs, at least 2 circling back & returning SW ; Cormorant - 4 - 3 SW @ 0810hrs; 1 NE @ 0818hrs