Bird & wildlife sightings from the Barnsley recording area.
Sunday, 31 July 2016
Low Moor 31/7/16. J. Wasse, D. Simmonite, Mr. Wasse senior, S. Green.
Dry and sunny with very good light. Marsh Harrier 1 which could be an imm. male showed a few times on barnside moor and last seen on pike lowe. Hobby 1 over barnside up with 4 Kestrels and the Harrier at one point. Kestrels 7 could be more, Buzzard 5, Raven 6 in 3 pairs, Crossbill 2, Stock Dove 2. Hardly any waders left with no Snipe or Lapwing and just 1+ Curlew.