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16 December 2017

Bingham Park: Teal - 3
Curbar: Dipper - 3-4 - on a half mile stretch of the River Derwent ; Mandarin - 22 ; Goosander - 6 ; Jay - 1 ; Song Thrush - 1 ; Coal Tit - 1 ; Tufted Duck - 4
Firsby Res: Teal - 2 - Over at dawn. No other water fowl due to both Res iced over. ; Tawny Owl - 1 - Calling from cottage garden fir tree. ; Woodcock - 1 - In set aside field at dawn. ; Kestrel - 1 ; Pheasant - 1 - Male roosting high in a tree. ; Reed Bunting - 1 ; Bullfinch - 4 ; Redwing - 2 ; Fieldfare - 4 ; Magpie - 2 - Coming to kitchen scraps.
Fulwood garden: Stock Dove - 1 - Unusual garden visitor
Hillsborough Park: Nuthatch - 1 - rear of library
Howden Res: Crossbill - c12 - Crossbill sp: brief flight views of flock this afternoon ; Siskin - c30 - feeding in Larches
Kiveton: Blackcap - 1 - male in garden
Norfolk Park: Redwing - c50 - on football pitches ; Magpie - 32 ; Nuthatch - 5 ; Great Spotted Woodpecker - 1 - female
Orgreave Lakes: Scaup - 1 - imm. male ; View Picture, Coot - 1 - part leucistic bid in NW corner ; View Picture
Rawmarsh:Haugh Rd: Heron - 1 - SW @ 09.45 ; Cormorant - 7 - S @ 08.10 & 3 N @ 9.15 ; Goosander - 1 - S @ 09.35 ; Sparrowhawk - 1 ; Kestrel - 2 ; Herring Gull - 12 - S & 8 N ; Great Black-backed Gull - 21 - S ; Redwing - 3 - SW ; Fieldfare - 15 - SW ; Mistle Thrush - 1 - over ; Bullfinch - 4 - high to SW
Rivelin Valley: Redwing - 14 - Flying South West , settling briefly in Rivelin Valley Lime trees
Thrybergh CP: Great Crested Grebe - 19 ; Little Grebe - 2 ; Cormorant - 6 ; Grey Heron - 2 ; Mute Swan - 6 ; Greylag Goose - 60+ ; Canada Goose - 71 ; Gadwall - 11 - 6m,5f ; Shoveler - 6 - 5m,1f ; Pochard - 16 - 10m,6f ; Tufted Duck - 39 ; Kestrel - 1 ; Lapwing - 160+ ; Black-headed Gull - 60+ ; Common Gull - 1 - ad ; Herring Gull - 2 - ad ; Lesser Black-backed Gull - 1 - past ne ; Dunnock - 19 ; Robin - 27 ; Song Thrush - 4 ; Fieldfare - 8 - past w ; Blackbird - 29 ; Blue Tit - 10 ; Long-tailed Tit - 7 - flock ; Bullfinch - 10 - 3-2-1-4 ; Reed Bunting - 2 - m

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