Bird & wildlife sightings from the Barnsley recording area.
Saturday, 10 December 2016
Wilthorpe Marsh 10/12/16.
Productive in the sewage farm area this aft. with Merlin, C Buzzard, Sprawk and Kestrel. 3 Chiffchaffs, 5 Goldcrests, 2 Willow Tit. A small bat, thought to be a pip, was busy flying round feeding before being attacked and chased off by a Magpie. Nearby a Jack Snipe showed well down to a few feet with another flushed. 6 C Snipe, Green and GS Woodpeckers.