Bird & wildlife sightings from the Barnsley recording area.
Sunday, 23 October 2016
Low Moor corner 23/10/16. D Simmonite, S Green.
Similar weather to yesterday but colder with the need for gloves. Plenty of birds with Hen Harrier, juv Goshawk hunting and perched on a post, Red Kite 1, Merlin 1, Sparrowhawk 2, C Buzzard 6 which included a pale phase perched on a post, Kestrel 3. Raven 4 possibly 6, 600+ Fieldfares, flock of 300 Woodpigeon, Lapwing flock about 70 looking towards hartcliffe hill road, Carrion Crow 7, LBB Gull 6, Siskin 11, Redpoll 1.