Bird & wildlife sightings from the Barnsley recording area.
Sunday, 2 April 2017
Low Moor corner 2/4/17.
1-30 to 4-30pm. Ideal viewing conditions with a decent list, just missing a top raptor. Peregrine the best + 4 Buzzards, Sprawk and Kes. Also 10 Crossbills with some showing well in conifers. Raven 2, Oystercatcher 3+, Siskin 4, Swallow 1, thin on Snipe, just 1. 1 drumming GS Pecker, Teal 2 dropped onto res. 3 Pheasants at feeding station under bush and a critter here, some kind of small mouse. Not much at woolley dam this a.m. but a pair of Gadwall a first for the area.