Bird & wildlife sightings from the Barnsley recording area.
Sunday, 24 July 2016
Ewden cabin and return 24/7/16.
Very cloudy and rained all the way up but mostly dry. A cc Marsh Harrier showed well in the white carr area and a juv Cuckoo flew past at the cabin landing in the heather briefly chased by 2 helpful Meadow Pipits. + - Buzzard 1, Kes plentiful with 5 up together at 1 point, Raven 1, LBB Gull 1. The usual pair of Stonechats were at the s bends along with a juv. Swifts about 30 looked to be moving sw. 1 Snipe was chipping briefly on moor side.