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02 July 2015

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet: Swallow - 10+ - 6+ occupied nests, some with young ; Blackcap - 1 - singing
Canklow Woods: Woodcock - 2 - in the air together 2215
Orgreave Lakes: Curlew - 1 - Flew south at 07:40 [Apologies; NOT Curlew Sandpiper as previously reported] ; Great Crested Grebe - 24 - Including family party (3 chicks) ; Kingfisher - 2 - on Rother, poss.nest site. ; Grey Heron - 3 - juv. over,calling. ; Oystercatcher - 3 - 2+1 juv. ; Mute Swan - 33 - inc. 5 cygnets. ; Common Buzzard - 1 ; Kestrel - 2 ; Reed Warbler - 2 ; Reed Bunting - 3 ; Linnet - 5 ; Whitethroat - 4 ; Grey Wagtail - 5 ; Pied Wagtail - 17 - adults+juv.
R Don, Effingham St: Yellow-legged Gull - 1 - 4cy on the weir ; View Picture
Rawmarsh-Haugh Rd: Greenshank - 1 - SW calling @ 13.27 ; Cormorant - 1 - N @ 18.50
Stubley Hollow: House Sparrow - 51 - Whitethroat - 7, Chiffchaff -3 , Blackcap - 2, Little owl - 2
Thrybergh CP: Great Crested Grebe - 4 - 2pr ; Little Grebe - 1 - trilling from reed bed ; Cormorant - 1 ; Grey Heron - 1 - flew w ; Mute Swan - 19 ; Greylag Goose - 6 ; Canada Goose - 10 ; Pochard - 1 - f /jv ; Tufted Duck - 66 - scattered parties ; Buzzard - 6 - 1-1-1-3 ; Common Sandpiper - 1 - calling not found ; Black-headed Gull - 16 - 1jv ; Herring Gull - 2 - ads arrived ; Common Tern - 4 - 2pr ; Grey Wagtail - 1 - flew w ; Yellow Wagtail - 2 ; Song Thrush - 1 - singing ; Blackcap - 5 ; Whitethroat - 4 ; Reed Warbler - 1 ; Willow Warbler - 3 ; Chiffchaff - 6 - 4 singing + 2 juv ; Magpie - 24+ - 6/7 families ; Carrion Crow - 9 ; Goldfinch - 20 - scattered parties ; Reed Bunting - 2 - singing ; Yellowhammer - 2