Bird & wildlife sightings from the Barnsley recording area.
Sunday, 10 April 2016
Ewden valley cabin and return 10/4/16.
11am to 4-30pm. Sunny and breezy with good light but steady birding. Raptors scarce, the highlight a male Merlin chasing a pipit, Buzzards regular but only about 6 and just 1 Kestrel. 1 displaying Raven, 40 Jackdaws at holt farm, Meadow Pipit 40+, 2 pairs of Sand Martins and 1 Swallow going n. through the valley, 1 male Stonechat at s bend, 1 singing Willow Warbler, 1 chipping Snipe, 2 Golden Plovers heard only, 1 Nuthatch at entrance gate, 1 bright white Mountain Hare.