Bird & wildlife sightings from the Barnsley recording area.
Sunday, 26 March 2017
Low Moor/Midhope 26/3/17.
Very steady with a Woodcock in flight showing well briefly. A single Golden Plover over calling, 30 Lapwing, 4+ Oystercatchers, 1 chipping Snipe. Buzzard 5, Kes 2, Raven 2. Crossbill heard only over and small flocks of Siskin and Redpoll in the conifers with some showing well. The feeding station had a fem. Crossbill in the bush on the 13th. Very steady this morning at Woolley Dam with a singing male Blackcap the main highlight. + 3 Chiffchaffs, 2 Goldcrest singing, 2+ TCreepers, 2 GS Peckers, Teal 1, Buzzard.