Bird & wildlife sightings from the Barnsley recording area.
Tuesday, 9 March 2021
Low Moor/Midhope 9/3/21.
Cold but dry with waders the highlight. c 250 Golden Plovers ne, probably more but lost behind Thickwoods conifers. Oystercatcher 9, Lapwing c45 in the area, 1 drumming Snipe, Curlew c 10. Crossbill c 10, Starling c 100, Raven 2, Siskin 5, GS Pecker 1. C Buzzard 3 , Sparrowhawk 1, Kestrel 1. For the second time recently a Stoat showed well on the road in its white winter coat.