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26 July 2017

Orgreave Lakes: BLACK-NECKED GREBE - 1 - on big lake early morning ; View Picture

25 July 2017

Banner Cross Hall: Dunlin - 1 - surprise record during bat survey; 1 heard over at 03.58 ; Tawny Owl - 2-3 - 2-3 heard; adult call, xylophone song, juvenile begging call ; Song Thrush - 1 - singing ; Goldcrest - 1 - singing
Green Moor: Little Owl - 3 - Two Owlets and one parent
Longstone Edge: Goldfinch - 20+ ; Common Buzzard - 4 - Together
Meadowhall: Black-headed Gull - 300++ - big numbers of Gulls (BHG&LBBG) feeding on flying ants tonight over a large area of the lower Don valley.
Middleton Moor: Yellow-legged Gull - 1 - Adult ; left at 9.30 to feed in fields ; Teal - 3
Norton Lees: House Sparrow - 12+ - Most in observer's garden for some time. ; Blackbird - 1 juv - In observer's garden
Orgreave Lakes: Little Egret - 2 - On island. ; Redshank - 2 ; Kingfisher - 1 - On Rother. ; Redshank - 2 ; Ringed Plover - 1 ; Common Sandpiper - 1 ; Curlew - 1 - East 08:30
Rawmarsh:Haugh Rd: Heron - 1 - NW @ 15.50 ; Mallard - 7 - W ; Hobby - 1 - drifted high to SW @ 17.10 ; Lapwing - 44 - N @ 16.10 ; Black-headed Gull - 127 - S in 2 hrs ; Lesser Black-backed Gull - 1 - S ; Swift - 97 - SW in 2 hrs ; Swallow - 21 - SW in 2 hrs ; House Martin - 17 - SW in 2 hrs
Rotherham Centre; Chantry Bridge: Sand Martin - c20 - feeding around treetops @ 0755hrs
Stubley Hollow: Little Owl - 4 - 2 adults 2 juvs ; Red-legged Partridge -1 - only third record ; Swift - 3 ; Buzzard 1