Bird & wildlife sightings from the Barnsley recording area.
Wednesday, 7 September 2016
Low Moor corner, 7/9/16. D Simmonite, S Green.
1pm to 4pm. Top weather conditions but very steady birding. Common Buzzard 17+ with 15 up together at 1 point. Kestrel 4, Raven 8 all going w., Mistle Thrush 9 together, Curlew 1, Jay 2. Big numbers of House Martins blogging about so just about impossible to count. 200+ probably many more. Crossbill 1? heard only at the end.
Lastly a flock of about 65 grey geese s. over gilbert hill appeared to land in the langsett res area were thought to be Greylags.