Bird & wildlife sightings from the Barnsley recording area.
Saturday, 8 July 2017
Midhope / Shaw Lane / Gill Royd Lanes, 7/7/17.
Very steady during the afternoon but lively after dusk with what was thought to be 4 Nightjars and 4 or maybe 5 calling Long Eared Owl juvs on Gill Royd Lane. Numbers agreed with other birders in the area. No sound of any Quail. 2 calling juv Tawny Owls on Shaw Lane. 2 hours at the feeding station in the afternoon steady with 1 C Buzzard, 4 Kestrels, 3 Oystercatchers, 1 chipping Snipe, 1 GS Pecker, 1 Reed Bunting.