Bird & wildlife sightings from the Barnsley recording area.
Monday, 2 April 2018
Hordron road 1/4/18, plus.
Cold and cloudy this aft and ended with a shocking sleet shower. Drizzling with sleet most of the time but a bright spell around 2pm. Two hours at upper hordron barn produced male Ring Ouzel, Merlin 2, C Buzzard 4 with one displaying, Raven 3 with one tumbling. Total of c 100 Meadow Pipits included a flock of 60. Fieldfare c 250+ over swinden + 1 Snipe and Grey Heron e over barmings. Quiet at wilthorpe marsh this weekend with no sign of any Water Pipits. Green Sand the best.