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22 April 2018

R Don, Rotherham Centre; Chantry Bridge: Greenfinch - 1 - singing ; Stock Dove - 1 - singing ; Goldfinch - 4 ; Herring Gull - 2 - W/SW
Redmires Top Res: Common Sandpiper - 5 - displaying and mating
Shillito Wood: Pheasant - 1 - crowing ; Skylark - 1+ - singing to east ; Woodpigeon - 1 - singing ; Song Thrush - 1 ; Great Tit - 2 - m+f ; Blue Tit - 1 ; Dunnock - 1 - singing ; Willow Warbler - 1 - singing ; Carrion Crow - 1+ ; Chaffinch - 6+ ; Goldfinch - 2 - collecting nest material ; Lesser Redpoll - 1 - female at feeders ; Reed Bunting - 4+ ; Yellowhammer - 3+
Silverwood Lagoon: Reed Warbler - 1 - singing ; Whitethroat - 13 - singing ; House Martin - 3 ; Swallow - 2 ; Yellow Wagtail - 1 - north ; Grey Partridge - 1pr ; Gadwall - 1pr ; Buzzard - 2 ; Kestrel - 1
Thrybergh CP: Great Crested Grebe - 5 ; Grey Heron - 1 - past n ; Mute Swan - 62 ; Gadwall - 1 - m ; Tufted Duck - 11 - inc.5f ; Buzzard - 2 - soar in n ; Pheasant - 3 - crow ; Common Sandpiper - 1 ; Herring Gull - 2 - 2cy 3cy ; Lesser Black-backed Gull - 1 - ad ; Skylark - 7 - 6sing ; Wren - 12 - sing ; Dunnock - 15 - 14sing ; Robin - 9 - 4sing ; Song Thrush - 5 - 3sing ; Blackbird - 12 - 5sing ; Reed Warbler - 1 - sing ; Blackcap - 5 - sing ; Whitethroat - 2 - sing ; Lesser Whitethroat - 3 - sing ; Willow Warbler - 4 - sing ; Chiffchaff - 4 - 2sing ; Bullfinch - 6 - 3pr ; Reed Bunting - 7 - 4sing ; Yellowhammer - 2

21 April 2018

Aldwarke: Willow Warbler - 1 - singing (heard from Retail World)
Barlow Brook: Blackcap - 1 ; Chiffchaff - 2 ; Grey Heron - 1 ; Mistle Thrush - 1
Brinsworth: Blackcap - 1 - Brief song in garden nr Thirst Flame 13.30. ; Blackcap - 1 - Singing intermittently throughout afternoon nr Thirsty flame.
Canklow: Mistle Thrush - 1 - Singing nr KFC 5.00. ; Blackcap - 1 - Singing riverbank 05.30
Centenary Riverside: Chiffchaff - 2 ; Chaffinch - 1 ; Blackcap - 1 ; Reed Warbler - 1 - Singing in reedbed and riverbank. ; Song Thrush - 1 ; Wren - 10+ - Singing. ; Robin - 2 ; Kestrel - 1 ; Great Tit - 1 ; Dunnock - 1 ; Goldfinch - 1
Dog Kennel Pond: Great Crested Grebe - 1+ ; Stock Dove - 1 - sing ; Chiffchaff - 1 - sing
Firsby Res: Moorhen - 2 - Together on main Res. ; Coot - 1 ; Sparrowhawk - 1 - Female circling site. ; Blackcap - 4 - All singing. ; Chiffchaff - 2 ; Willow Warbler - 7 ; Reed Warbler - 1 - Calling from waters edge. ; Reed Bunting - 1 - Male.
Greasbrough: Swallow - 2 - farm on church street
Greasbrough Dam,Wentworth: Great Crested Grebe - 4 - 1pr displaying ; Mallard - 10+ ; Coot - 3 ; Moorhen - 1 ; Buzzard - 4
Kimberworth Park: Goldcrest - 1 - singing
Kiveton Community Woodland: Grasshopper Warbler - 1 - singing ; Whitethroat - 4 - at least 4 back. ; Linnet - 6 ; Blackcap - 4 - at least 4 males singing.
Linacre Res: Common Sandpiper - 1
Manor Fields Park: Reed Bunting - 1 - male in reedbed.05:35-06:35 ; Lesser Whitethroat - 1 ; Whitethroat - 2 ; Chiffchaff - 3

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