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26 September 2018

Canklow Woods: Chiffchaff - 1 - singing

25 September 2018

Arbourthorne: Pink-footed Goose - 150+ - 2 skeins 90+ and 60+ WNW at 09:20. ; Mallard - 7 ; Moorhen - 6 - on pond.
Beauchief: Raven - 4
Fulwood Head: Barn Owl - 1 - Sat on roadside fence at 06:50 hrs - flew off E
Leash Fen: Snipe - 1 - SW ; Meadow Pipit - 40+ ; View Picture, Whinchat - 1 ; View Picture, Stonechat - 3 - 3 juvs ; View Picture, Siskin - 21
Manor Fields Park: Great Spotted Woodpecker - 2 ; Sparrowhawk - 1 ; House Martin - 5 - 3 south 2 feeding over site ; Swallow - 26 - 3+8+11+4.all south thru site.07:35-09:10. ; Blackcap - 1 - Male ; Chiffchaff - 3 - 2 singing ; Jay - 2 ; Moorhen - 15
Redmires Res: Cormorant - 2 - On Bottom Res ; GANNET - 1 - Juv flew S over Bottom Res at 07:14 hrs ; Canada Goose - 24 ; Greylag Goose - 16 ; Mallard - 80 - c. ; Teal - 6 ; Tufted Duck - 4 ; Merlin - 1 - Male hunting over Soughley Lane ; Sparrowhawk - 1 - Male flew N ; Common Buzzard - 2 ; Lapwing - 5 - 1,3,1 flew W ; Rock Pipit - 1 - On Middle Res - left to the E at 07:05 hrs ; Meadow Pipit - 250 - c. Flew SW ; Skylark - 1 - Flew SW ; Pied Wagtail - 15 - c. Flew SW ; Grey Wagtail - 2 - Flew SW ; Swallow - 8 - Flew SW ; House Martin - 6 - Flew SW ; Ring Ouzel - 1 - Flew SW with Mistle Thrushes ; Mistle Thrush - 7 - flew SW ; Siskin - 25 - c. Flew SW ; Lesser Redpoll - 3 - Flew SW - first of the autumn ; Goldfinch - 20 - Flew SW
Redmires Top Res: Lesser Spotted Woodpecker - 1 - viewed for 2 minutes in roadside conifers.
Salmon Pastures: Pheasant - 1 - Male flushed from bank of river Don
Shirecliffe: Stonechat - 1 - on old tip ; Swallow - 15 - W ; Skylark - 2 ; Great Spotted Woodpecker - 1 ; Chiffchaff - 5 - 2 singing ; Chaffinch - 6 - N ; Jay - 5
Silverwood Lagoon: Canada Goose - 58 - south ; Greylag Goose - 6 - south with Canadas ; Shoveler - 1 ; Gadwall - 2 ; Little Grebe - 6 ; Lesser Black-backed Gull - 2 ; Pied Wagtail - 3 ; Stonechat - 2 - in reeds and low scrub beyond southern end of lagoon ; Jackdaw - 3 - 3 singles north ; Skylark - c.25 - south in ones and twos, one flock of 9 ; Jay - 6 ; Stock Dove - 4 ; Chiffchaff - 1 - singing ; Cormorant - 1 - on lagoon early morning, departed west
Waterthorpe: Pink-footed Goose - 150 - 200 - 2 Skeins flying over calling at 09:15
White Edge Moor: Ring Ouzel - 3 - Flying between silver birch and rowan trees.

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