Bird & wildlife sightings from the Barnsley recording area.
Tuesday, 30 August 2022
9 Blackcaps, 2 Chiffchaffs and 2 Reed Warblers were ringed this morning. Also around, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Water Rails and Little Egret. The two Whooper Swans are still with the Mute Swan on the scrape and seem fine.
This evening from the top of Sunny Bank 1 Fox and 4 Snipe were feeding on the wader scrape.
Another good count of 46 Wall Brown (56 3 weeks ago) and 8 Small Copper (Chris Parkin).