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23 June 2018

Fulwood: Red Kite - 1 - In newly cut field off Quiet Lane, harrassed by two corvids
Fulwood Head: Curlew - 4
Green Moor: Tree Sparrow - 15+ - At least three family parties, many juveniles
Rotherham Centre: Swift - 10-12 - Feeding over river near New York Stadium 05.00

22 June 2018

Canklow: Pheasant - 6-7 - Family group feeding in AMG works field, moved in to longer grass when disturbed, suspect more than seen.
Centenary Riverside: Blackcap - 1 - Singing ; Reed Warbler - 2 - Singing close to each other on pond. ; Willow Warbler - 1 - Singing ; Chaffinch - 1 - Calling ; Whitethroat - 2 ; Robin - 1 ; Goldfinch - 5-6 - Family group.
Coppice Wood: Redstart - 1 ; Blackbird - 1 ; Nuthatch - 3 - family group of 3+ ; Woodcock - 1
Dukes Road: Golden Plover - 20+ - At least 2 pairs with well grown chicks. ; View Picture, Red Kite - 2 ; Buzzard - 7
Hangingwater garden: Great Tit - 3 - ad + 2 juvs begging ; Jay - 1 - v confiding juv on peanut feeder let me come within 2 metres and talk to it. Phone photo ; View Picture
Harper Lees: Mandarin - 2+ - 2 females with broods of 3 & 4
Kettle Wood: Great Spotted Woodpecker - 1+ - adult with fledged juv ; Stock Dove - 1 ; Spotted Flycatcher - 1
Leadmill Bridge: Greenfinch - 1+ - adult feeding 3 fledged young ; Long-tailed Tit - 6 - family group of 6+ ; Garden Warbler - 1
Millhouses Lane garden: Stock Dove - 2 - a pair? feeding on lawn under bird feeder
Orgreave Lakes: Dunlin - 2 - On Big Lake ; View Picture, Yellow-legged Gull - 1 - 3rd Yr on Big Lake
Rough Wood: Blackcap - 1 ; Stock Dove - 1 ; Green Woodpecker - 1 ; Wren - 7 - family group of 7+
Scholes Coppice: Kestrel - 2 - Adults active near nest site ; Tawny Owl - calls - @16:37 ; Wren - 1 - sing ; Robin - 1 - sing ; Blackbird - 1+ ; Woodpigeon - 1+ - sing ; Chiffchaff - 1 - sing ; Nuthatch - 1 - calling
Thrybergh CP: Great Crested Grebe - 4 ; Cormorant - 1 ; Mute Swan - 46 - inc.3-2 young ; Tufted Duck - 8 - 1f ; Buzzard - 4 - soar 2ne 2se ; Kestrel - 1 ; Coot - 27 - +5fpr ad 21+ y ; Herring Gull - 1 - 2sum. ; Lesser Black-backed Gull - 2 - past s ; Swift - 40 - + ; Blackcap - 2 - .inc 1f 1sing ; Willow Warbler - 2 - 1sing ; Chiffchaff - 3 - 1sing ; Reed Warbler - 1 - sing ; Bullfinch - 2 - call. ; Reed Bunting - 5 - m 4sing

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