Bird & wildlife sightings from the Barnsley recording area.
Sunday, 23 October 2016
Low Moor corner, Saturday 22/10/16.
Sunny at times but rain showers eventually stopped the birding. So dark at 2-30 it felt like dusk. Highlights were - Hen Harrier at head of shaw clough, Sparrowhawk constantly flushing thrushes, C Buzzard 3, Kestrel 3, Raven 1, Fieldfare 400+. Meadow Pipit 150+ down on barnside moor and flushed a few times by the raptors. Siskin flock 40 at midhope res. and 1 GS Pecker.