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20 December 2014

Rivelin Filters: Buzzard - 2 - circling over woods then drifted north over fields below Lodge Lane.
Thrybergh Tip: Little Grebe - 1 - on river ; Cormorant - 9 - S ; Heron - 2 ; Mute Swan - 7 ; Gadwall - 6 ; Shoveler - 17 ; Teal - 54 ; Tufted Duck - 85 ; Pochard - 2 - m ; Goosander - 1 - m S @ 10.07 ; Buzzard - 2 ; Water Rail - 1 ; Lapwing - 73 - W ; Snipe - 22 - flushed ; Common Gull - 1 - ad ; Woodpigeon - 300 ; Stock Dove - 2 ; Green Woodpecker - 1 ; Waxwing - 2 - SW @ 08.40 ; Redwing - 12 ; Goldcrest - 2 ; Goldfinch - 25 ; Lesser Redpoll - 3 - SW ; Bullfinch - 8 ; Jay - 3

19 December 2014

Linacre Res: Tufted Duck - 24 ; Goosander - 2 ; Moorhen - 6 ; Cormorant - 3 ; Black-headed Gull - 240 ; Mandarin - 0 - a zero count
Ravenfield: Golden Plover - c80 - numbers down to c80, @ 1131hrs
Rawmarsh-Haugh Rd: Buzzard - 2 - circling over Rawmarsh School @ 13.05 ; Grey Wagtail - 1 - ar Rawmarsh School @ 13.10
Redmires Res: Coal Tit - 10 ; Nuthatch - 1 ; Treecreeper - 1
Sheffield University: Grey Wagtail - 1 - on ledges of St George's church c.20 metres up and entering ventilation slats.
Silverwood Lagoon: Short-eared Owl - 2 - drifted over ravine towards The Close at 10.20 - put up by dog-walkers? Birds remain totally unpredictable and don't seem to hunt in afternoons. ; Tufted Duck - 5 ; Buzzard - 2 ; Stonechat - 1
Thrybergh CP: Great Crested Grebe - 19 ; Little Grebe - 2 ; Greylag Goose - 132 ; Canada Goose - 98 ; Pochard - 20 ; Tufted Duck - 62 ; Goldeneye - 3 - r/head dropped in briefly ; Lapwing - 420 - + ; Black-headed Gull - 250 - +100+moving s ; Lesser Redpoll - 50 - + ; Bullfinch - 16 - 14-2 ; Coot - 127 ; Moorhen - 20