Bird & wildlife sightings from the Barnsley recording area.
Sunday, 28 August 2022
Ewden valley, G and J Wasse, S Green.
8 species of raptor today with the surprise return of the WT Eagle which looks in fine adult plumage. 2 rt Hen Harriers were together, 1 cc Marsh Harrier, c 3 Hobby, Red Kite 2, Kestrel c 10. C Buzzard 10+, Sparrowhawk 1. Raven 6+, Ring Ouzel 1, Stonechat 6+, Linnet flock c20. Hundreds of Swallows and House Martins blogging at times probably feeding up before drifting south + 1 Swift.