Bird & wildlife sightings from the Barnsley recording area.
Sunday, 18 September 2016
Ewden lodge + return 18/9/16. D Simmonite, S Green.
Good conditions with good numbers of birds but not enough species. Main highlight was the 250+ Swallows and 100+ House Martins with some down in the heather. I haven't seen this behaviour before. Also - Peregrine 1, C Buzzard 7, Kes 4, good for Sprawk with 4 seen. Raven 8, Siskin 7, Curlew 1, Stock Dove 1 and a total of 8 Stonechats with 6 together on broomhead moor and a pair at the s bend.