Bird & wildlife sightings from the Barnsley recording area.
Saturday, 10 June 2017
Wilthorpe Marsh 10/6/17.
Very quiet here but still a couple of suprises with a Little Egret with plume. Not seen before here in the breeding season and not expected till autumn. A wing damaged LBB Gull was on an island on the river but sadly didn't look capable of flying. Also, 2 Oystercatchers, feeding party of 50+ House Martin, feeding party 12 Stock Doves, 1 ad. Green Pecker, 2 breeding pairs of Kestrels with 1 pair on pylon and the other in a building on edge of industrial estate.