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25 November 2014

Endcliffe Park: Kingfisher - 1 - On bottom pool and then on Porter brook behind cafe.
Firsby Resrs LNR: Fieldfare - c120 - moved off SE ; Pied Wagtail - 3 ; Bullfinch - 3 ; Teal - 10 ; Mallard - 3prs ; Moorhen - 3 ; Reed Bunting - 1 - male ; Linnet - 22 ; Great Spotted Woodpecker - 1 ; Redwing - c30 - moved off SE ; Siskin - 1+ - over calling ; Grey Wagtail - 1 - disturbed from spillway
Longshaw Estate: Mandarin - 37 ; View Picture
Ravenfield Park: Great Spotted Woodpecker - 1 ; Treecreeper - 2 ; Bullfinch - 3 ; Common Buzzard - 1 - left W ; Jay - 2 ; Goldcrest - 3 ; Long-tailed Tit - 25-30 - in two flocks ; Tufted Duck - 6 ; Moorhen - 11 ; Mallard - 10 - 3prs; 3f; 1m ; Coot - 4 ; Nuthatch - 1 ; Coal Tit - 2 ; Goldfinch - 3+ - feeding in alders
Ravenfield; Church Lane: Goldcrest - 4 ; Redwing - 7
Silverwood Lagoon: Barn Owl - 1 - 'screeching' over sidings near Hollings Lane entrance at 06.55 ; Cormorant - 2 - south at 07.40 ; Mute Swan - 2 - resident pair departed west at 07.30 ; Snipe - 1 ; Lesser Redpoll - 8 ; Redwing - 6 ; Stonechat - 1 - male ; Jay - 2 ; Kestrel - 2 ; Common Gull - 6 ; Black-headed Gull - c140 ; Coot - 19
Thornseat Delf: Great Grey Shrike - 1 - present this morning on wires and trees around the top of the track, though very mobile. ; ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD - 1 - juv perched on boulder on moor and then over plantation late morning before heading into valley E of road ; Crossbill - 3+ - calling in flight through plantation ; Pink-footed Goose - 78 - NW at 12:15 ; Red Grouse - 60 - including parties of 20 and 15 ; View Picture
Upper Ewden: ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD - 1 - Drifted over Upper Commons then over towards Barnside Moor.