Bird & wildlife sightings from the Barnsley recording area.
Sunday, 1 January 2017
Bretton / Wilthorpe Marsh 1/1/17.
Bretton - Highlight here were the 250+ Lapwing flock wanting to land on the remaining ice. Not much else with 11 Goosander which included 7 males, 1 GS Pecker, 5 Goldcrests, 2 Nuthatch. Wilthorpe Marsh - Oxbow pond area had Green Sandpiper, Little Egret, Pintail fem. and G Pecker. 2 common Chiffchaffs at the sewage farm and possibly another Green Sand dropped in.